Emergency managers and community members play the extreme event game

Emergency Managers bring the Extreme Event Game to the Community

Emergency Managers from the Fairfax County, Virginia Office of Emergency Management (OEM) are playing the Extreme Event Game to build disaster resilience in their community. An OEM representative describes the game this way: “In the Extreme Event game, participants are walked through the cycle of making decisions based upon available resources. Once they have decided …

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Extreme Event: Let’s play a game

The Extreme Event Game has a great write-up in Crisis Response Journal, a global information resource that distills and shares global research, knowledge and experience on disaster risk reduction. Colonel Robert ‘Rob’ Fagan, US Army (Retired) writes, “In emergency management it can be very rewarding and eye opening to see the perspectives that other disciplines …

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We are Water Scientists. Ask us anything!

Do you have safe drinking water questions? We are scientists ask us anything!  @labxNAS hosted an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit 4/3  https://bit.ly/2VdiFtD A panel of diverse water science professionals answered questions about all things related to drinking water. Over 5,500 people participated. Water is a ubiquitous phenomenon! But its visual abundance—from its constant …

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Night Lab: Improv Food Fight

If you like your meals with a side of humor, this was the event for you! LabX presented a night of food-filled comedy at the Fridge in Washington, D.C. on November 17, 2018. Improv squads LatinX States of America, Press Play, and The Hypothesis battled to give the best (read: funniest) answers to audience toughest questions about food. Note – answers …

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LabX @ DX: A Fresh Taste

LabX in collaboration with Dance Exchange ran an evening of performances and conversations to help everyone gain a better understanding of the food we eat everyday. The event included food-themed songs, spoken-word, and comedy performances alongside interactive conversations with experts in the fields of social equity, sustainable diets, food waste, and GMOs. The event was held October …

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