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Coping with Compound Crises: Extreme Weather, Social Injustice, and a Global Pandemic, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Environment of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, Second Session, September 30, 2020   [open pdf - 11MB]

This is the September 30, 2020 hearing, "Coping with Compound Crises: Extreme Weather, Social Injustice, and a Global Pandemic," held before the House Subcommittee on Environment of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. From the Purpose: "This hearing is an opportunity to discuss challenges in communicating and responding to disasters due to compounding stressors such as climate change and the COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] pandemic. This hearing will touch upon the impacts of these stressors to environmental justice communities; the role of social and behavioral sciences in risk communication of science-based messages related to these compound stressors; the gaps in emergency management research to inform preparation and response; and public and human health impacts of dealing with disasters during a global pandemic." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Roxane Cohen Silver and Samantha Montano.

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Serial No. 116-83
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2021
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