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Ph.D. Student Tracey Chaplin discusses U.S. water policy affected by climate change | Prevention Web

September 7, 2016

Flooding in Key Haven caused by hurricane Wilma; Credit Marc Averette

Ph.D. Student Tracey Chaplin publishes op-ed in Prevention Web- a participatory web platform for the disaster risk reduction community, discussing strategy and long term solutions to water related impacts of climate change. Chaplin highlights the delicate balance between providing and denying access to water due to the United States’ refusal to recognize the human right to water. Her article is titled the U.S. strategy for flood resilience is underwater.

Tracey is currently conducting on site water research with the Informal Urban Communities Initiative of the University of Washington in Peru.

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