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: Hurricanes and typhoons | Lifeline systems | Electrical systems | Hydro power | Power supply | Water supply systems | Communication systems | North Carolina

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