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Resilient Homeland: A conversation with Admiral Thad Allen

Resilient Homeland:A conversation with Admiral Thad Allen In this video, Amanda Ripley discusses disaster preparedness with Admiral Thad Allen. Thad Allen (invited) -- @BoozAllen Admiral, United States Coast Guard (retired) Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton Amanda Ripley-- @amandaripley Emerson Fellow, New America Foundation Author, The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes -- And Why The ability to bounce back, to absorb shocks, to persevere, to retain functionality over time, to endure, to adapt, to succeed, to survive, to sustain... so many verbs are conjured up by the term "resilience." Whether we're talking about our bodies, our minds, our communities, our institutions or our natural environment, the R-word provides a conceptual framework for designing a better tomorrow. Please join us for a wide-ranging inquiry on what it means to be resilient and what a resilient future could look like. http://www.newamerica.net/events/2012/defining_resilience
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