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Report: Urban Shield: Abandoning Hope, Not Building Hope

For the last ten years, Alameda County has invested the lion's share of its disaster preparedness in the war games and trade expo called Urban Shield. Following the city of Oakland pulling out as the Urban Shield host in 2014, and amidst growing opposition by residents across Alameda County, the Board of Supervisors has the opportunity to shift away from the cynical fear-mongering at the heart of Urban Shield and toward an approach that responds to genuine Bay Area disaster threats by investing in health, food security, emergency shelter, and community resilience.

Read the full report of the Stop Urban Shield Coalition, in which AFSC participates.

Created Date 
Sep 10, 2016