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special news and notes NEWS AN D AMS/UCAR Outreach to the Bush Administration Notes and the 107th Congress Rick Anthes,* Jack Fellows,* Bill Hooke/ Ron McPherson,+ A National Priority: Building Resilience to Natural Our nation's economy, public safety, environment, Hazards is co-signed by 35 organizations represent- and national security are threatened by natural hazards ing a broad cross section of people working on hazards such as hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, droughts, issues, including emergency managers, relief workers, floods, wildfires, and landslides. Worldwide, weather insurers, professional societies, the academic community, disasters touch the lives of 28 million people a year. In financial and business advisors, and structural engi- the United States, we experience $16 billion in weather- neers. The number of U.S. citizens actively involved with related damages annually, and these impacts are felt in or represented by these organizations is in the millions. nearly every state. The threat to our economy is sig- nificant, with both the federal government and the pri- Improved Weather and Climate Services for the vate sector estimating that over $2 trillion of our economy Nation: A Blueprint for Leadership presents specific is affected by weather- and climate-related hazards. information on the impacts of severe weather and cli- Cities still http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477(2001)082<0987:AUOTTB>2.3.CO;2
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NEWS AN D AMS/UCAR Outreach to the Bush Administration Notes and the 107th Congress Rick Anthes,* Jack Fellows,* Bill Hooke/ Ron McPherson,+ A National Priority: Building Resilience to Natural Our nation's economy, public safety, environment, Hazards is co-signed by 35 organizations represent- and national security are threatened by natural hazards ing a broad cross section of people working on hazards such as hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, droughts, issues, including emergency managers, relief workers, floods, wildfires, and landslides. Worldwide, weather insurers, professional societies, the academic community, disasters touch the lives of 28 million people a year. In financial and business advisors, and structural engi- the United States, we experience $16 billion in weather- neers. The number of U.S. citizens actively involved with related damages annually, and these impacts are felt in or represented by these organizations is in the millions. nearly every state. The threat to our economy is sig- nificant, with both the federal government and the pri- Improved Weather and Climate Services for the vate sector estimating that over $2 trillion of our economy Nation: A Blueprint for Leadership presents specific is affected by weather- and climate-related hazards. information on the impacts of severe weather and cli- Cities still

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