Cassandra R. Davis has dedicated her career to reframing the conversation around disaster relief, advocating for the marginalized groups that struggle to recover.
Jana Haddad uses physics to study how living shorelines affect ocean waves and could stem the tide of coastal erosion.
June 1 marked the start of the 2020 hurricane season — and it’s slated to be an active one. In this Q&A, UNC researcher Rick Luettich talks about this year’s above-average hurricane forecast, the impact these storms have on inland populations, and how COVID-19 may affect vulnerable communities.
How one UNC researcher aims to limit flood risk through floodplain buyouts.