Loss and Recovery of Critical Lifelines Following Recent Hurricanes

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

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Lifeline Earthquake Engineering:

Abstract: Hurricanes significantly affect the performance of critical lifelines. An overview of the loss and recovery of power supply, transportation, communication, and water/wastewater systems following recent hurricanes is presented and recommendations are made for improving the performance of these lifelines in the future.

Subject Headings: Hurricanes and typhoons | Power supply | Hydro power | Water treatment plants | Water supply systems | Power plants |

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