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Irwin Redlener

Irwin Redlener appears in the following:

The Latest on the Harlem Explosion

Thursday, March 13, 2014

As of 7:15 Thursday evening, the NYPD reports that eight people died as a result of the massive explosion on 116th St. in East Harlem. WNYC reporter Stephen Nessen updates the news about yesterday's fatal gas explosion that leveled two buildings on Park Avenue. Also, Robert Rodriguez, New York State Assembly Member (D-68th) representing East Harlem, talks about the emergency response and resources available to those affected by the explosion in his district, and any policy response that may be proposed. Plus, Irwin Redlener, director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at the Earth Institute at Columbia University, offers advice for preparing for and responding to disasters like yesterday's gas explosion.

Later, Jonathan Bowles, executive director of the Center for an Urban Future returns to discuss their report on NYC's aging infrastructure and the role it might have played in the explosion.

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30 Issues: Disaster Preparedness and Response

Friday, October 04, 2013

It’s Public Safety Week on the Brian Lehrer Show’s election series “30 issues in 30 Days.” See the full 30 Issues schedule and archive here.

30 Issues Public Safety Week wraps up with a look at disaster response and the next mayor with Irwin Redlener, director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia School of Public Health.

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What About the Children?

Friday, November 02, 2012

Irwin Redlener, president and co-founder of the Children's Health Fund and director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness, and Geoffrey Canada, founder of Harlem Children’s Zone, talk about their concern that children living in poverty has not gotten attention during the presidential campaign.

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Haiti Update

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Aid is trickling into Haiti, but the country continues to struggle with the aftermath of Tuesday's earthquake. Stephanie Bunker, spokesperson for the UN's Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, checks in with the latest on the relief efforts. And Irwin Redlener, director of the National Center for Disaster ...

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Preparing for the 2009 Swine Flu Season

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Irwin Redlener clinical professor of Population and Family Health at the Mailman School of Public Health in Columbia University gives an update on the swine flu.

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Ready or Not

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

The H1N1 virus is expected to make a comeback this fall. Dr. Irwin Redlener of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness talks about how ready the U.S. is to for the return of swine flu. Plus, does pressure to achieve make Asian American students more at risk for depression and ...

Swine Flu Marches On

Monday, May 18, 2009

Councilman Eric Gioia (D-Queens) discusses the first confirmed local death from H1N1 (swine flu) and the city's response to the lingering outbreak. Dr. Marc Siegel of NYU's Langone Medical Center and Irwin Redlener of the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia discuss how the public can best help to ...

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Are We Prepared?

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Irwin Redlener, director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness, professor of Clinical Public Health and Pediatrics at the Mailman School of Public Health and the author of Americans at Risk: Why We Are Not Prepared for Megadisasters and What We Can Do (Knopf, 2006), ...

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