Book Excerpt! Rethinking Readiness (introduction)

Covering a wide range of natural hazards and man made threats, Schlegelmilch’s book pushes us to think through the question that we ask all too often: are we truly prepared?

Daniel P. Aldrich, author of Black Wave and Building Resilience and director of the Security and Resilience Program at Northeastern University

Rethinking Readiness offers an expert introduction to human-made threats and vulnerabilities, with a focus on opportunities to reimagine how we approach disaster preparedness. Jeff Schlegelmilch identifies and explores the most critical threats facing the world today, detailing the dangers of pandemics, climate change, infrastructure collapse, cyberattacks, and nuclear conflict. Read the excerpt to the book’s introduction to learn more, and enter our drawing for a chance to win a copy of the book!

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