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Philip Palin

Philip Palin has 3 articles published.

Philip Palin
Philip J. Pain is the son and grandson of grocers. He has researched and engaged a wide range of extreme events including the 2011 Triple Disaster in Japan, Superstorm Sandy in 2012, Hurricane Haiyan (Yolanda) in 2013, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria during 2017, and Hurricanes Florence, Michael, and Yutu during 2018. He works with federal, state, local and private sector leaders to prepare for and respond to both notice and no-notice events. Mr. Palin has served as the principal investigator for Supply Chain Resilience with the Institute for Public Research at CNA and as staff consultant on Supply Chain Resilience with the Resilient America Roundtable at the National Academies of Sciences. Mr. Palin serves as a subject-matter-expert with the FEMA-National Integration Center Supply Chain Resilience Technical Assistance Program. He is the principal author of the Catastrophe Preparation and Prevention series from McGraw-Hill. His writing has been published several times in the Homeland Security Affairs Journal. He is a long-time educator and entrepreneur. Philip Palin's most recent book, Out of the Whirlwind: Supply and Demand after Hurricane Maria, was published in May by Rowman & Littlefield.

HSToday Exclusive Book Excerpt: ‘Out of the Whirlwind,’ Part III

More on the story of how pre-existing supply chains for food and fuel roared back in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria’s catastrophic hit on Puerto Rico.

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HSToday Exclusive Book Excerpt: ‘Out of the Whirlwind,’ Part II

It tells the story of how pre-existing supply chains for food and fuel roared back in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria’s catastrophic hit on Puerto Rico.

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HSToday Exclusive Book Excerpt: ‘Out of the Whirlwind,’ Part I

The terminal manager’s radio crackles. It is 7:30 on the morning after landfall. Seven tankers are now at the gate. Fewer than usual for a Thursday, but ready to be filled.

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