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CASE STUDY: NAS/USAID Geospatial Assessment Study for Floods in Pakistan Threatening Agricultural Communities and Biodiversity

Geospatial Assessment of Flood Disaster Impacts and Mitigation Planning – Superfloods in Pakistan Threatening Agricultural Communities and Biodiversity:
This geospatial study was conducted as a continuation of the Geographical Information System (GIS) applications that Dr. Uddin has been developing for the Pakistan transportation project which was funded on the US-side by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS)/ United States Agency for International Development (USAID), 2007-2010. Continue reading CASE STUDY: NAS/USAID Geospatial Assessment Study for Floods in Pakistan Threatening Agricultural Communities and Biodiversity

Bangkok Sinking, Flood Water Rising, and National Disaster Declared in Thailand

Bangkok Sinking, Torrential Rainfall Covering Vast Land, Flood Water Rising, and Disaster Threatening Communities, Industries, and Educational Institutions In and Around Bangkok, Thailand as of October 21, 2011. National Disaster Declared: Continue reading Bangkok Sinking, Flood Water Rising, and National Disaster Declared in Thailand

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

Eastern United States Devastated by Hurricane Irene – No Break from Onslaught of Natural Disasters

Eastern United States Devastated By Hurricane Irene – No Break from Onslaught of Natural Disasters:

Hurricane Irene devastated Eastern United States within a week after the Earthquake tremors and caused the worst flooding in recent history all the way from North Carolina to Vermont. Continue reading Eastern United States Devastated by Hurricane Irene – No Break from Onslaught of Natural Disasters