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Claire B. Rubin has 39 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
From RAND: Characterizing National Exposures to Infrastructure from Natural Disasters; Data and Methods Documentation
ASCE is the American Society of Civil Engineers, and an old friend, Richard Wright, is an active volunteer at the association. Recently, mentioned some of the work ASCE has been doing, and I thought I would share it with readers. … Continue reading
See this article from the Wash Post on Subway and Other Decaying Infrastructure. Very sad commentary about vulnerabilities on a good day. No wonder disasters are so extensive and expensive.
New Open Access Journal Article. Do not be put off by the title; the article is interesting and original. See: Critical infrastructure, panarchies and the vulnerability paths of cascading disasters. If you do not know what panarchy means, and I … Continue reading
See this blog posting, by my friend Eric Holdeman, on the new report: Bolstering Critical Infrastructure Resilience.
From Fellow Blogger, Eric Holdeman, this posting about trying to keep up with the literature about resilience: Specially he cites an organization called the National Infrastructure Advisory Council and their report titled: Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience National Research and … Continue reading
From RAND: The Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force’s Infrastructure Resilience Guidelines; An Initial Assessment of Implementation by Federal Agencies. 2014; 74 pages. This report is very different from the one done by CRS, as noted in the previous posting. It … Continue reading