Archived articles

Disaster response

Enhanced search and rescue
Published Fall 2020
Search and Rescue GPS beacons aboard ships or in hikers' backpacks are the last line of defense against disaster, leading to more than 50,000 rescues to date. A new project by the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory aims to make the technology even more accurate and efficient. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Health security
A massive gap in pandemic preparedness
Published Nov 6, 2019
Event 201 simulation hosted by university's Center for Health Security envisions a fast-spreading coronavirus with a devastating impact
Race in America
Taking stock of Puerto Rico
Published March 28, 2018
Six months after Hurricane Maria, experts explore storm's impacts on island in panel discussion
Under the weather
Lessons from the 2017 hurricane season
Published Jan 5, 2018
Carey Business School faculty members explore how we might apply the lessons of business and economics to the threat of natural disasters
Disaster response
Alum flies medical supplies to Puerto Rico
Published Oct 16, 2017
Ethan Leder leads effort to deliver medical, emergency supplies to rural parts of island
Map quest
Filling in the blanks for Puerto Rico
Published Oct 6, 2017
Hopkins map-a-thon participants use satellite images to map building, roads, infrastructure / The Baltimore Sun
As Puerto Rico recovers, a native son reflects
Published Oct 2, 2017
In aftermath of Category 4 hurricane, Roberto Busó-García reflects on the island's history, spirit, and future
Disaster response
Six from Hopkins assist with hurricane recovery in St. John
Published Sept 27, 2017
Go Team supporting patient care on island in aftermath of hurricanes Irma, Maria
Deployed for compassion
Published Fall 2017
Alum William McNulty, a former U.S. Marine intelligence officer, helped found the world's first aid organization to recruit, train, and deploy military veterans for disaster relief / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Emergency medicine
Hopkins experts aid Texas recovery
Published Sept 1, 2017
3 Hopkins emergency medicine experts among those assisting with Hurricane Harvey response efforts