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Ali Asgary

Expert in disaster and emergency planning and policy

Associate Professor

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies - - School of Administrative Studies

Executive Director Victor Phillip Dahdaleh ADERSIM Lab

Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext. 22879

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National Post - Canada did it better: Scathing report accuses American Red Cross of bungling re Haiti - Hurricane, earthquake or zombine apocalypse, two-thirds of Canadians not disaster ready
Global News - Natural disasters, rising costs are Canada’s biggest public safety risk: documents
Toronto Star - New railroad dangerous goods rules called step in the right direction
National Post - Nepal's next big challenge: first comes a disaster, then the aid chaos
Toronto Star - Density Toronto: When disaster strikes, highrise neighbourhoods are a challenge for first responders
Ottawa Citizen - Dawson: Albertans and Canadians, coming together for Fort McMurray
CBC News - Photo Galleries Mass burials may complicate Philippines Typhoon Haiyan recovery
YouTube - Prof. Ali Asgary | Disaster & Emergency Management | Lac-Mégantic Train Disaster
CBC News - Toronto ice storm: Ford made 'right decision' on state of emergency
CBC News - 'A real potential for loss of life and injury': Why Houston didn't evacuate


Emergency Public Awareness award - 2012
International Association of Emergency Managers

Outstanding paper award - 2013
Journal of Disaster Prevention and Management

York research leaders - 2015
York University

York research leaders - 2019
York University


Disaster & Emergency Management Program
Undergraduate Coordinator

IAEM - Canada Council
Past president

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