Hurricane Hugo vs Critical Lifelines

by Ronald A. Cook, Univ of Florida, Gainesville, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hurricane Hugo One Year Later

Abstract:

Hurricane Hugo significantly affected the performance of critical lifelines in South and North Carolina. An overview of the performance of power supply, transportation, communication, and water/wastewater systems is presented and recommendations are made for improving the performance of these lifelines in the future.



Subject Headings: Lifeline systems | Electric power | Water supply systems | Electrical systems | Hydro power | Damage (structural) | Hurricanes and typhoons | Wastewater management | North Carolina

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