Eight ways to get ready for the next big winter storm

Winter Storm Stella, a nor’easter that blasted across the Northeast and Midwest, claimed several lives. At least some of those deaths were a result of physical exertion from snow removal. Keith Tidball, an expert in emergency response at Cornell University, recommends eight things to do immediately to prepare families for future storms, disasters and emergencies. […]

Tornado recovery a dangerous time for all, especially children

Keith Tidball, an expert in emergency response, leader of the Nature and Human Security Program at Cornell University, and a veteran of tornado recovery efforts in Joplin, Mo., and elsewhere, warns that 50 percent of tornado-related injuries occur during the recovery process. Tidball says:  “Studies show that 50 percent of tornado-related injuries occur during rescue […]

Now is the time to prepare for tornado season 2014

As the United States heads into the peak of tornado season, Keith Tidball, an expert in emergency response, leader of the Nature and Human Security Program at Cornell University, and a veteran of tornado recovery efforts in Joplin, Mo., and elsewhere, urges every family to begin planning now – before a natural disaster strikes. Tidball […]

Tornado disaster expert available

As parts of the Midwest recover from 81 devastating tornadoes, Keith Tidball, leader of the Nature and Human Security Program at Cornell University and an expert in emergency response, is available to explain the recovery process. Tidball is also coordinator for the New York Extension Disaster Education Network and was a leader in Joplin, Missouri’s […]

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 […]