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Recent Press & News

09-25-2012

Baker and Research Team Present at Annual Vermont Emergency Preparedness Conference

Dr. Baker along with co-presenters Scott Hamshaw, Kelly Hamshaw, and Sarah Woodward gave a workshop at the 2012 Vermont Emergency Preparedness Conferece held at the Killington Grand Resort on September 17, 2012. Their presentation, entitled "Emergency Management Issues for Mobile Home Park Communities," drew a diverse audience of ...

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08-21-2012

Baker Featured on Vermont Public Radio News about Mobile Home Parks Post-Irene

Dr. Dan Baker was interviewed by VPR's John Dillion in a news piece about the impact of Tropical Storm Irene on Vermont's mobile home parks as the one year anniversary of the storm approaches. He discusses findings from his current reserch project focusing on the disaster resilience of these unique communities, which is funded by ...

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02-15-2012

UVM and CVOEO host “Rebuilding Better” Design and Finance Roundtable

Stakeholders from over one dozen organizations engaged in a discussion about future of mobile home parks in Vermont’s affordable housing picture, especially after the destruction brought by Tropical Storm Irene, gathered in John Dewey Lounge at the University of Vermont (UVM) on February 14, 2012. Organized and facilitated by ...

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02-02-2012

Dr. Baker Provides Testimony to Senate Finance Committee

Dr. Baker was invited to testify before the Senate Finance Committee chaired by Senator Ann Cummings on February 1, 2012 during a session dedicated to mobile home issues post-Tropical Storm Irene. His testimony shared findings from the park resident survey completed in Fall 2011, preliminary results from a floodplain analysis of ...

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