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Category Archives: Mitigation
To Prevent Disaster, Rethink Development. 3 ways better building practices can reduce the risks of hurricanes like Harvey, Irma and Maria. One of the authors, Ed Thomas, is a long-time supporter of this blog. Congrats on the national exposure.
Modern computing power may help mitigate future flood disasters
Staying safe from disasters pays, but will funders listen? Excerpts: The startup MyStrongHome, which works in the coastal areas of Alabama, Louisiana and South Carolina, allows homeowners to pay for a new, reinforced roof out of savings from the lower … Continue reading
New metric shows that when building in areas prone to natural disasters, it pays to make informed decisions Hazard-induced maintenance costs can be significant over the lifetime of a building. Researchers at the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub (CSHub) are developing … Continue reading
EPA Looks to Mitigate Chemical Plant Disasters. A new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation aims to minimize the harm to local communities from disasters at chemical plants. The regulation overhauls major sections of the EPA’s Risk Management Program for such … Continue reading
See this article: A disaster that does not happen saves lives and money