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Claire B. Rubin has 36 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and educator in the fields of emergency management and homeland security.
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Category Archives: Infrastructure
Another article about infrastructure: Are our buildings prepared for natural disasters bigger than hurricane Sandy? Russell Unger, chairman of the task force that proposed building code upgrades after Sandy, explains why city residents should never lose access to running water … Continue reading
By way of the U.K, here is an interesting case study of Availability of Infrastructure: New York after H. Sandy. Thanks to Donovan Finn for the citation.
From the NY Times, an article about another potentially disastrous deficiency: Our Failing Weather Infrastructure. Clearly federal budget cuts in recent times have done a lot of damage. An excerpt: Each of these instances revealed just how fragile our national … Continue reading
Latest report card for America’s Infrastructure –a hint: the grades are really bad! A service of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
From HSWire an article re infrastructure vulnerability and citations to 2 new reports. Two U.S. government reports released last Thursday warn that U.S. infrastructure is vulnerable to the effects of climate change. The reports contain compilations of technical documents supporting … Continue reading
Granted that the humanitarian concerns are very great in the Philippines, but there are many other deep-seated problems that warrant attention. Here are two accounts provide a closer look a the tough problems in the Philippines: Philippines Typhoon Response Highlights … Continue reading