Disaster Tales is a conversational review of historical disasters and the issues that surround them. Each monthly episode examines both man made and natural disasters and the events and changes they cause.
Effects of Pandemics
Covid 19 is not the first pandemic to attack humanity, and won't be the last. Changes occur in health, society, research and finances. Kate Fairweather and Co Host Barb Lonsky discuss the side effects and after effects of pandemics on humanity.
Since it's December, the season of miracles, Kate and Barb discuss miraculous disaster survivals. Babies and tornados, church members and explosions, airplane crashes and surviving a tsunami are all covered. Plus there's discussion about surviving childhood in the 1960s. Merry Christmas
Interview With Author and Disaster Professional Diane Burden-Cox
Diane is the CEO of Disasterscope, Inc. and author of Resilient Americans: We May Not Have It All Together But Together We Have It All. Diane talks about her work as a disaster professional and how she would like to build more compassion into the current disaster response and system.
Disaster Housing: Interview with Paolo Tirimani
Liz Root and I talk to Boxabl CEO Paolo Tirimani about the post disaster housing options he's developed.
Ithaca Typhoid Epidemic of 1903
In 1903 the waters around Ithaca, New York became contaminated with typhus. Typhoid struck both the town and the then young Cornell University. CIIndK0cD16hQnJzzvTE
Puerto Rico Earthquakes of 2020
2020 has seen devastating earthquakes hit Puerto Rico. Kate and Barb discuss this and other problems unique to this American Protectorate.
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This was a very informative podcast without being boring. It was entertaining and full of personal information and experiences. I look forward to the next one. I hope this is the start of something very successful.