Hurricane Matthew continues westward shift, strikes US East Coast

Keith Tidball, an expert in emergency response at Cornell University, is available to comment on Hurricane Matthew, which made landfall at the southwestern tip of Haiti this morning and is likely to continue its westward shift towards North Carolina, New England and Eastern Massachusetts. Bio: Tidball says: “A westward shift in computer forecast models […]

Filipinos could be without essentials for over six months, says disaster expert

Keith Tidball, leader of the Nature and Human Security Program at Cornell University and an expert in emergency response, explains the various stages of disaster recovery as well as how long recovery could take following the typhoon in the Philippines. Tidball is also coordinator for the New York Extension Disaster Education Network, which has partnered […]