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Helping prepare refugee women for hurricane season

USF students collaborating with Hillsborough County to help prepare refugee women for hurricane season

Through a College of Public Health course, students are paired with refugee women to explore local resources and develop customized emergency plans together.

June 21, 2022USF Health

Graphic for hurricane and storm-related USF experts with palm trees blowing in the wind of a dark sky

USF faculty experts gear up for interviews with the start of the 2022 hurricane season

With the prediction of another above-average Atlantic hurricane season, the University of South Florida is making a variety of experts available to discuss hurricane and storm-related topics. Listed below are some of our experts, along with their focus areas.

June 2, 2022University News

Satellite image of a hurricane nearing Florida

USF launches study to identify impact of COVID-19 vaccinations on hurricane evacuation behaviors

The University of South Florida is helping prepare offices of emergency management across the nation for the upcoming hurricane season by determining how COVID-19 may impact evacuation behaviors.

May 4, 2021COVID-19

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Study investigates hurricane evacuations in the era of COVID-19

The 2020 hurricane season is breaking records with 23 named storms, and more are projected to develop over the next few weeks. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts there will be as many as 25 by the time the season ends. Researchers say this extremely active forecast is especially troublesome due to the compounding risks of COVID-19.

September 21, 2020COVID-19, Research and Innovation

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF System Monitoring Hurricane Michael

The University of South Florida System continues to monitor the projected path and potential impacts of Hurricane Michael, including staying in regular contact with state and local government agencies.

October 8, 2018University News

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