Walter Gillis Peacock

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Studies on the impacts of hurricanes, tropical storms, and tornados indicate that poor communities of colour suffer disproportionately in human death and injury.(2) Few quantitative studies have been conducted on the degree to which flood events affect socially vulnerable populations. We address this research void by analysing 832 countywide flood events in(More)
1 The authors comprise the steering committee of the workshop discussed in this report. Peacock served as the committee chair; hence the authors are listed in reverse alphabetical order. The RAVON (rā'-vŏn) name was proposed by Carl Shapiro (USGS) and Robert E. O'Connor (NSF) who initiated and were the program officers supporting the workshop. This report(More)
CONTENTS Executive Summary Acknowledgements Background of Research Qualitative Research Methods Findings in West, Texas-Demographics and Social Vulnerability-Strengths of West o Faith and family o Individualized giving o Central role of churches o Community cohesiveness-Role of External Support o Support from individuals with disaster knowledge o Seeking(More)
The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of NOAA or any of its sub-agencies. The Texas Coastal Zone, as defined by the Texas Coastal Management Program (CMP), is home to six of the top twenty most populated counties in the state, including Harris, of Texas' population and that population is projected to(More)
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