Author Archives: Ben Smilowitz

5/19/16 Washington Post: Op-Ed: Turkey is making it impossible for millions of refugees to get the help they need

By Ben Smilowitz and Emily Troutman May 19 Ben Smilowitz is founder and executive director of Disaster Accountability Project. Emily Troutman is a journalist and founder of Aid.Works. On Monday,… Read More

3/31/16 Santa Maria Sun – Letters to the Editor: Communities need better emergency planning in case of nuclear meltdown

Communities need better emergency planning in case of nuclear meltdown Ben Smilowitz – executive director, Disaster Accountability Project – In your recent article, “Diablo Canyon evacuation plans inadequate, report says,”… Read More

3/14/16 KNDO/KNDU: Disaster Accountability Project claims emergency preparedness around Columbia Generating Station is inadequate

http://www.nbcrightnow.com/story/31467533/disaster-accountability-project-claims-emergency-preparedness-around-columbia-generating-station-is-inadequate Disaster Accountability Project claims emergency preparedness around Columbia Generating Station is inadequate Posted: Mar 14, 2016 6:42 PM EDT Updated: Mar 14, 2016 6:42 PM EDT Posted by Morgan… Read More

3/11/16 Lompoc Record: Report says nuke evacuation planning woefully inadequate for SM, Lompoc

http://lompocrecord.com/news/local/report-says-nuke-evacuation-planning-woefully-inadequate-for-sm-lompoc/article_936972fc-5ed1-5652-8785-c0b07aadb520.html Report says nuke evacuation planning woefully inadequate for SM, Lompoc April Charlton acharlton@leecentralcoastnews.com On the fifth anniversary of the Fukushima Daichi Nuclear Power Plant Disaster in Japan, where residents… Read More