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Mark Abkowitz

Mark Abkowitz is a professor of civil and environmental engineering and director of the Vanderbilt Center for Environmental Management Studies at Vanderbilt University.
Public Safety

Can your community handle a natural disaster and coronavirus at the same time?

Current playbooks for responding to a tornado or a hurricane likely don’t include the need to consider social distancing in emergency shelters or how to get help from other states when a widespread health crisis is underway.