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Homeland: “A Prepared Community is a Resilient Community”

Staten Island, New York: DHS word via USSTRONG COM : Good morning Chairman Donovan and members of the subcommittee. My name is Michael Byrne and I am the Deputy Regional Administrator for FEMA Region II. I was also the Federal Coordinating Officer in New York during the Hurricane Sandy response. Thank…
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Park Honoring Youngest Boston Marathon Bombing Victim to Open in 2017; Groundbreaking Spring 2016

BOSTON, MA: Thursday, December 10, 2015 - Today Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Governor Charlie Baker and the Richard Family announced a new park at Children's Wharf honoring Martin Richard, the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombings.  Located adjacent to Boston Children's Museum, the park will be designed by the…
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TRANSATLANTIC POLICY LAB CITY SOCIAL FOR BOSTON RESILIENCE STRATEGY

BOSTON - Thursday, October 29, 2015  - Today, Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced in collaboration with  100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation  (100RC) that the Transatlantic Policy Lab (TAPL) will convene a social equity lab in Boston to assess the ways inequalities in income and opportunity affect…
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US Appalachian Highland Thrust and Lower Atlantic Seaboard: Strong Flood Warning

A complex weather pattern promises to deliver more heavy rainfall to the east coast that is already dealing with flooding. Rainfall totals topped 11 inches in VA. A historic Covered Bridge in Woodwine, VA was completely washed away by the girth of force-full accumulated water flows. Hurricane Joaquin is also heading North and…
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Keeping Boston Safe: BPD and Boston University Team Up

Keeping Boston Safe: BPD and Boston University Team Up to Create Video Examining the Dangers of Indecent Assault September 12, 2015 Keeping Boston Safe: Members of the BPD's Sexual Assault Unit and a group of graduate students from Boston University recently got together to create a video designed to educate…
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