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The Mothers of Learning: Lessons Learned from Irene and Sandy in Emergency Management

Presentation for Conference on Hurricane Sandy Response-CUNY
by

Andrew Boyarsky

on 24 May 2013

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Transcript of The Mothers of Learning: Lessons Learned from Irene and Sandy in Emergency Management

#1 Miami NY BIGHT #1 Miami Earl Danny Hanna Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this presentation are my own and and do not represent the City University of New York School of Professional Studies and also do not represent the City of New York nor the New York City Office of Emergency Management. Email: andrew.boyarsky@mail.cuny.edu
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—Abraham Lincoln So it falls to institutions like this -- and to individuals like you -- to help us understand the world as it is, to develop the capacities that we need to confront emerging danger, and to act with purpose and pragmatism to turn this moment of peril into one of promise. That's how we will find new pathways to peace and security. That is the work that we must do.
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Andrew Boyarsky, MSM, PMP
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