The road to recovery is complex and challenging for most local communities affected by disasters. Residents must notonly navigate uncertainty and stress in the present, but also work to build resilience toward future disasters. But what does it mean to be recovered, and how can built environment professionals facilitate local resilience? This talk provides insights into the deep impact disasters have on us and our communities, what contributes to household recovery after disasters, and the characteristics of successful resilience planning at the local level.
Prof Chandresekhar speaks at the Utah Geological Association Fall Luncheon.