Slow Responses and Lack of Preparedness to Protect Communities and Lifeline Infrastructure Assets from Extreme Floods

Observations on Government’s Slow Responses and Lack of Preparedness to Protect Communities and Lifeline Infrastructure Assets from Extreme Flood Events of 2011 as of September 20, 2011: Continue reading Slow Responses and Lack of Preparedness to Protect Communities and Lifeline Infrastructure Assets from Extreme Floods

Disasters Occurring Weeks Before 9/11 – Lessons and Actions

Lessons To Be Learnt and Actions To Be Taken From Disasters Occurring Weeks Before 9/11/2011:

As we approach the 10th year anniversary of 9/11 terrorist disaster event the U.S. public can take satisfaction in the fact that all government agencies and executive leadership learnt valuable lessons from the tragic events of that day in 2001 and took bold and effective actions at home and abroad to prevent and cope with human and economic losses from such man-made disasters. Continue reading Disasters Occurring Weeks Before 9/11 – Lessons and Actions

River Flooding Can Lead to Accelerated Bridge Scouring and Foundation Deterioration: Guest Post 16

River Flooding Can Lead to Accelerated Bridge Scouring and Foundation Deterioration which Requires Periodic Monitoring by Highway Agencies in the United States:
Contributed by Dr. Mohiuddin Ali Khan, Moorestown, New Jersey, USA Continue reading River Flooding Can Lead to Accelerated Bridge Scouring and Foundation Deterioration: Guest Post 16