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Dam And Levee Safety And Community Resilience

Pub Date : 2012-09-25 | Author : Committee on Integrating Dam and Levee Safety and Community Resilience | Publisher : National Academies Press

ISBN 10 : 9780309256155
ISBN 13 : 0309256151

Although advances in engineering can reduce the risk of dam and levee failure, some failures will still occur. Such events cause impacts on social and physical infrastructure that ..


Disaster Resilience

Pub Date : 2012-11-29 | Author : Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy | Publisher : National Academies Press

ISBN 10 : 9780309261500
ISBN 13 : 0309261503

No person or place is immune from disasters or disaster-related losses. Infectious disease outbreaks, acts of terrorism, social unrest, or financial disasters in addition to natura..


Building Community Disaster Resilience Through Private Public Collaboration

Pub Date : 2011-02-17 | Author : Committee on Private-Public Sector Collaboration to Enhance Community Disaster Resilience, Geographical Science Committee | Publisher : National Academies Press

ISBN 10 : 9780309162630
ISBN 13 : 0309162637

Natural disasters--including hurricanes, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and floods--caused more than 220,000 deaths worldwide in the first half of 2010 and wreaked havoc on homes..


Critical Infrastructures Resilience

Pub Date : 2018-02-21 | Author : Auroop Ratan Ganguly | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781351649094
ISBN 13 : 1351649094

This text offers comprehensive and principled, yet practical, guidelines to critical infrastructures resilience. Extreme events and stresses, including those that may be unpreceden..



Hazard Mitigation In Emergency Management

Pub Date : 2015-08-08 | Author : Tanveer Islam | Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN 10 : 9780128004357
ISBN 13 : 0128004355

Hazard Mitigation in Emergency Management introduces readers to mitigation, one of the four foundational phases of emergency management, and to the hazard mitigation planning proce..


Johnstown Flood

Pub Date : 2007-05-31 | Author : David McCullough | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 1416561226
ISBN 13 : 9781416561224

The stunning story of one of America’s great disasters, a preventable tragedy of Gilded Age America, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough. At the end of the nine..