Disaster Zone

The Importance of Social Capital in Disasters

May 04, 2021 Season 2 Episode 39
Disaster Zone
The Importance of Social Capital in Disasters
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Disaster Zone
The Importance of Social Capital in Disasters
May 04, 2021 Season 2 Episode 39
If you are going to invest time, energy and money into becoming more disaster resilient, what type of effort are you putting into the social capital of your community or organization? Daniel Aldrich, Director of the Resilience and Security Studies Program at Northeastern University shares in this podcast the importance of investing in social capital and how it can pay huge dividends. Having survived losing his home and all his possessions during Hurricane Katrina, he has some practical knowledge about the topic of social capital in disasters. His most recent book is Black Wave: How Networks and Governance Shaped Japan's 3/11 Disasters.

Dynamis, a leading provider of information management software and security solutions, is a sponsor of this podcast.

Show Notes
If you are going to invest time, energy and money into becoming more disaster resilient, what type of effort are you putting into the social capital of your community or organization? Daniel Aldrich, Director of the Resilience and Security Studies Program at Northeastern University shares in this podcast the importance of investing in social capital and how it can pay huge dividends. Having survived losing his home and all his possessions during Hurricane Katrina, he has some practical knowledge about the topic of social capital in disasters. His most recent book is Black Wave: How Networks and Governance Shaped Japan's 3/11 Disasters.

Dynamis, a leading provider of information management software and security solutions, is a sponsor of this podcast.