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Disaster Recovery Experts Visit Purdue Campus

Last updated on Friday, March 26, 2010

(WEST LAFAYETTE, IN) - Disaster recovery experts are on the campus of Purdue University to share their expertise on global disasters like the Haiti earthquake and hurricane Katrina.

Scholars attending the conference are focusing on the role of social networks in post disaster recovery.

Purdue Economics Professor Daniel Aldrich was living with his family in New Orleans when hurricane Katrina hit.

He wrote a book about the devastating experience called "site flights."

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