Quick Response Reports

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QR122 Natural Disaster Episode: Impacts, Emergency Response, and Health Effects of Hurricane Georges in the Gulf Coast. Francis O. Adeola, 2000. 1/6/2000

QR121 Disaster Recovery in an On-Going Hazard Situation on Montserrat: The July 20, 1999 Volcanic Dome Collapse. Jack L. Rozdilsky, 1999. 11/11/99

QR120 Assessing "Practical Knowledge" of FEMA's Responsiveness and Effectiveness in the Aftermath of Hurricane Bonnie, in Wrightsville Beach and Topsail Island, North Carolina. Melissa L. Tollinger and Deborah Dixon, 1999. 9/14/99

QR119 Motor Vehicles in Tornadic Winds. Paul King, Barbara Hammer, Yuichi Ono, Thomas Schmidlin, 1999. 7/24/99

QR118 Flash Flooding in Kansas: A Study of Emergency Response and Victim's Perceptions. Bimal Kanti Paul, 1999. 7/23/99

QR117 Hurricane Georges: The Experience of the Media and Emergency Management on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Henry W. Fischer III, 1999. 7/24/99

QR116 Warning Response and Risk Behavior in the Oak Grove - Birmingham, Alabama, Tornado of 8 April 1998. David R. Legates and Matthew D. Biddle, 1999. 7/24/99

QR115 A Review of Relief: An Examination of the Response to Hurricane Georges in the Dominican Republic. David A. McEntire, 1999. 3/12/99

QR114 Effectiveness of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Applications in Flood Management During and After Hurricane Fran. Ute J. Dymon, 1999. 3/12/99

QR113 The Mass Media, Political Fragmentation, and Environmental Injustice in Puerto Rico: A Case Study of the Floods in Barrio Tortugo. Marla Perez-Lugo, 1999. 3/12/99

QR112 Impact of Hurricane Bonnie (August 1998): North Carolina and Virginia with Special Emphasis on Estuarine/Mainland Shores and a Note About Hurricane Georges, Alabama. David M. Bush, Tracy Monegan Rice, Andrew S. Coburn, Robert S. Young, and Matthew Stutz, 1999. 1/15/99

QR111 Public Health Emergency Response: Evaluation of Implementation of a New Emergency Management System for Public Health in the State of Georgia. Lora S. Werner, Matt Naud, and Anita Kellogg, 1999. 1/8/99

QR110 Emergent Coordinative Groups and Women's Response Roles in the Central Florida Tornado Disaster, February 23, 1998. Jennifer Wilson and Arthur Oyola-Yemaiel, 1998. 11/4/98

QR108The Emergency Aid in the Aftermath of the Italian Earthquake of September 26, 1997. Ino Rossi, 1998. 8/3/98

QR107 El Niño and Perceptions of the Southern California Floods and Mudslides of 1998. Christine M. Rodrigue and Eugenie Rovai, 1998. 7/29/98

QR106 Risk Factors for Death in the 22-23 February 1998 Florida Tornadoes. Thomas W. Schmidlin, Paul S. King, Barbara O. Hammer, and Yuichi Ono, 1998. 7/26/98

QR105 Towards a Theory of Coordination: Umbrella Organization and Disaster Relief in the 1997-98 Peruvian El Nino. David A. McEntire, 1998. 7/20/98

QR104 Dissociative and Posttraumatic Reactions to the Northern California Flooding of 1997. Lynn C. Waelde, Cheryl Koopman, and David Spiegel, 1998. 7/6/98

QR103 Children's Response to Exposure to Traumatic Events. Richard D. Allen and William Rosse, 1998. 2/25/98

QR102 First Aid Response to the Kobe Earthquake, January 17, 1995. Sharlene Adamson, 1997. 2/24/98

QR101 Repeat Response to Hurricane Evacuation Orders. Kirstin Dow and Susan L. Cutter, 1997. 10/24/97

QR100 A Major Snow-Avalanche Episode in Northwest Montana, February, 1996. David R. Butler, 1997. 10/7/97

QR99 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Small Communities: Application of GIS in Emergency Management. John C. Pine, 1997. 10/7/97

QR98 Risk Factors for Death in the 1 March 1997 Arkansas Tornadoes. Thomas W. Schmidlin and Paul S. King, 1997. 10/1/97

QR97 Public Response to the 1997 Northern California Floods. Paul W. O'Brien and James Payne, 1997. 10/1/97

QR96 Buffalo Creek Fire and Flood Report. Charles C. Benight and Michelle L. Harper, 1997. 10/8/97

QR95 The Impacts of a Second Catastrophic Flood on Property Values in Linda and Olivehurst, California. Graham A. Tobin and Burrell E. Montz, 1997. 10/8/97

QR94 Risk Communication in Southern California: Ethnic and Gender Response to 1995 Revised, Upgraded Earthquake Probabilities., R. Denise Blanchard-Boehm, 1997. 2/23/97

QR93 The Environmental Impacts of Flooding in St. Maries, Idaho. Burrell E. Montz and Graham A. Tobin, 1997. 2/7/97

QR92 Survival Mechanisms to Cope with the 1996 Tornado in Tangail, Bangladesh: A Case Study. Bimal K. Paul, 1996. 1/22/97

QR91 Perceptions of the Rhode Island Oil Spill. Richard Burroughs and Christopher L. Dyer, 1996. 1/6/97

QR90 Tornadoes in the Districts of Jamalpur and Tangail in Bangladesh. Thomas Schmidlin and Yuichi Ono, 1996. 10/21/96

QR89 - Community Disaster Recovery: It is Not Getting Easier
Claire B. Rubin, 1996

QR88 Response to Severe Winter and Blizzard Conditions in Grundy and Buchanan County, Virginia in 1996: A Focus Group Analysis. Joseph B. Perry, Duane Dukes, and Randall Norris, 1996. 10/9/96

QR87 Coping Self-Efficacy and Psychological Distress Following the Oklahoma City Bombing. Charles C. Benight, 1996. 7/31/96

QR86 The Politics and Administration of Presidential Disaster Declarations: The California Floods of Winter 1995. Richard Sylves, 1996. 7/23/96

QR85 The Potential Impact of Information Technology on the Structure of Interorganizational Relationships during Crisis Response: The Pennsylvania Floods of 1996. Diana Burley Gant, 1996. 7/24/96

QR84 Impact of Hurricane Opal on the Florida/Alabama Coast. David M. Bush et al., 1996. 6/11/96

QR83 Response to a Damaging Earthquake in an Environment of Political Turmoil (Dinar, Turkey, October 1, 1995). William A. Mitchell, 1996. 5/24/96

QR82 Early Response to Hurricane Marilyn in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Betty Hearn Morrow and A. Kathleen Ragsdale, 1996. 6/11/96

QR81 Newspaper Reporting in Wake of the 1995 Spring Floods in Northern California. Ute J. Dymon and Francis P. Boscoe, 1996. 5/2/96

QR80 Effects of Investigation of a Fatal Air Crash on 13 Government Investigators. Carolyn V. Coarsey-Rader, 1996. 2/28/96

QR79 Transition from Response to Recovery: A Look at the Lancaster, Texas Tornado. David M. Neal, 1996. 1/16/96

QR78 Self Organization in Disaster Response: The Great Hanshin, Japan Earthquake of January 17, 1995. Louise K. Comfort, 1996. 6/11/96

QR77 Psychophysiological Indicators of PTSD Following Hurricane Iniki: The Multi-Sensory Interview. Kent D. Drescher and Francis R. Abeug, 1995. 12/20/95

QR76 Farmers'and Public Responses to the 1994-1995 Drought in Bangladesh: A Case Study. Bimal Kanti Paul, 1995. 11/16/95

QR75 Final Report of Preliminary Analyses: Impact of the Magnitude 4.5 Aftershock of December 5, 1994, on San Fernando Residents' Levels of Earthquake Preparedness and Selected Psychosocial Variables. T. Shelly Duval, John-Paul Mulilis, and Neal Lalwani. 1995. 25 pp.

QR74 Self Organization in Disaster Response and Recovery: The Maharashtra, India Earthquake of September 30, 1993. Louise K. Comfort. 1995. 42 pp.

QR73 Residential Loss and Displacement Among Survivors of the 1993 Altadena Fire. Norma S. Gordon, Carl A. Maida, Norman L. Farberow, and Linda Fidell. 1994. 15 pp.

QR72 Immediate Emotional Response to the Southern California Firestorms. E. Alison Holman and Roxane Cohen Silver. 1994. 23pp.

QR71 An Interdisciplinary Quick Assessment Strategy to Support Decision-Making in Disaster Operations: The Costa Rica Earthquake, April 22, 1991. Louise K. Comfort. 1994. 44 pp.

QR70 Children of Iniki: Effects of Evacuation and Intervention. Roger S. Hamada. 1994. 23 pp.

QR69 Social Response to the 1994 Northridge California Earthquake. Paul W. O'Brien. 1994. 22 pp.

QR68 Risk Factors for Death in the 27 March 1994 Georgia and Alabama Tornadoes. Thomas W. Schmidlin and Paul S. King. 1994. 15 pp.

QR67 Hurricane Iniki: Psychological Functioning Following Disaster. David N. Sattler and Charles Kaiser. 1994. 14 pp.

QR66 Field Report: Investigation of September 2, 1992 Nicaragua Tsunami. Jane Preuss. 1994. 15 pp.

QR65 Social Response to the Second "A" Alert of the Parkfield Earthquake Prediction Experiment. Paul W. O'Brien. 1994. 20 pp.

QR64 The Pothole Lake Fire: An Analysis of Emotion in a Successful Emergency Response. Kathleen Carley, Ruth Cohn, Laurie Waisel, William A. Wallace. 1994. 31 pp.

QR63 A Study of the Psychological Effects of Hurricane Andrew on an Elementary School Population. Jon A Shaw, Brooks Applegate, Susan Tanner, Dorcus Perez, Eugene Rothe, Ana Campo-Bowen, Benjamin B. Lahey. 1993. 23 pp.

QR62 The Psychological Effects of Hurricane Andrew on Elementary and Middle School Children. Russell T. Jones, Robert Frary, Phillippe Cunningham, J David Weddle. 1993. 27 pp.

QR61 Organizing for Response: Comparing Practice, Plan, and Theory. Kathleen Carley and John Harrald. 1993. 30 pp.

QR60 Map Use During and After Hurricane Andrew. Ute J. Dymon. 1993. 10 pp.

QR59 Reconnaissance of South Florida to Assess Damages, Planned Responses, and Future Needs in the Commercial Fisheries Stemming from Hurricane Andrew. James R. McGoodwin and Christopher L. Dyer. 1993. 50 pp.

QR58 A Systems View of Emergency Response to Hurricane Andrew. John C. Pine. 1993. 13 pp.

QR57 Report on the Socio-Economic Impact of the Erzincan, Turkey Earthquake of March 13, 1992. William A. Mitchell. 1993. 21 pp.

QR56 The Role of the Aged in Community Recovery Following Hurricane Andrew. Elizabeth A. Guillette. 1993. 5 pp.

QR55 Preliminary Assessment of Damage to Engineered Structures Caused by Hurricane Andrew in Florida. Christopher Rojahn Associates - Maurice R. Harlan, Keith D. Galloway, and Eric W. Tobias. 1993. 11 pp.

QR54 Social Response to the First "A" Alert of the Parkfield Earthquake Prediction Experiment. Colleen Fitzpatrick and Paul W. O'Brien. 1992. 27 pp.

QR53 Natural Hazards and the Elderly. Graham A. Tobin and Jane C. Ollenburger. 1992. 10 pp.

QR52 Market Gatekeepers: Their Impact on Property Values Following Flooding in Liberty County, Texas. Burrell E. Montz and Graham A. Tobin. 1992. 9 pp.

QR51 The Immediate Community Response to Disaster: The East Bay Hills Fire. Norma S. Gordon and Carl A. Maida. 1992. 15 pp.

QR50 What We Can Learn From The February 1992 Floods in Ventura County, California. Eve Gruntfest and Vanessa Taft. 1992. 20 pp.

QR49 Hazardous Materials as Secondary Results of Flooding: A Case Study of Planning and Response. Elaine J. Denning. 1992. 30 pp.

QR48 The Impact of Media Assignation on the EOC Response to Disaster: A Case Study of the Response to the April 26, 1992 Andover (Kansas) Tornado. Henry W. Fischer, III, Susan Schaeffer, & Marna L. Trowbridge. 1992. 33 pp.

QR47 Responses to Municipal Water Supply Cutbacks in San Diego County, California, Spring 1991: Field Observations. Douglas T. Shaw, Robert Todd Henderson, and Radwan Al-Mubarak. 1991. 53 pp.

QR46 Psychosocial Correlates of Fire Disaster Among Children and Adolescents. Russell T. Jones, David P. Ribbe, and Phillippe Cunningham. 1991. 48 pp.

QR45 Psychological Sequela of Hurricane Hugo: An Application of the Conservation of Resources Model of Stress. Darlene L. Shaw, Pat Jarrell, John Freedy, and Cheryl Bene. 1991. 37 pp.

QR44 Building Code Enforcement Following Hurricane Hugo in South Carolina. Elliott Mittler. 1991. 12 pp.

QR43 Reliability of Delayed Self-Reports in Disaster Research. Fran H. Norris and Krzysztof Kaniasty. 1991. 22 pp.

QR42 The Role of Emergency Mapping in Disaster Response. Ute Dymon. 1990. 6 pp.

QR41 Media Influences on Response to a Natural Hazard: The Mississippi River Salt Water Intrusion of 1988. J. William Spencer, Shirley Laska, Ruth A. Seydlitz, and Elizabeth Triche. 1990. 29 pp.

QR40 Psychological Effects of Disaster on Children and their Families: Hurricane Hugo and the Loma Prieta Earthquake. Judith A. Boore, Gina Earle, and Lewis Aptekar. 1990. 38 pp.

QR39 Evacuation Decision Making and Public Response in Hurricane Hugo in South Carolina. Earl J. Baker. 1990. 16 pp.

QR38 Managing Reconstruction Along the South Carolina Coast: Preliminary Observations on the Implementation of the Beachfront Management Act Following Hurricane Hugo. Timothy Beatley. 1990. 27 pp.

QR37 Foundations and Breakaway Walls of Small Coastal Buildings in Hurricane Hugo. Spencer M. Rogers, Jr. 1990. 8 pp.

QR36 Community Preparation and Response to the Exxon Oil Spill in Kodiak, Alaska. Rachel Mason. 1990. 26 pp.

QR35 Social Disruption and Psychological Stress in an Alaskan Fishing Community: The Impact of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill. J. Steven Picou, Duane A. Gill, Christopher L. Dyer, and Evans W. Curry. 1990. 29 pp.

QR34 The Management of a Maritime Crisis: The Integration of Planning, Prevention, and Response. John Harrald, Henry Marucs, and William A. Wallace. 1989. 27 pp.

QR33 Report on Trip to Charleston County, SC After Hurricane Hugo. Claire B. Rubin. 1990. 8 pp.

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