The Impact of Climate Change on the National Flood Insurance Program

Community Participation in the FEMA FIS Process: A New Way to Go
(No paper) As an experienced FEMA Study Contractor (SC), there are numerous items of interest that the community could participate in to facilitate the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) process....

The State of Our Coasts

Technical Mapping Advisory Council to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): A Status Report on its Purpose and Progress

Managing Risk: An Environmental Engineering Perspective

Adaptation of FEMA Alluvial Fan Flooding Methodology for N-Year Floods

Correlation of Component Damage, Insurance Losses and Wind Storm Severity

Insurance and Damage Mitigation - Incentive or Disincentive

A Windstorm Damage Model for the Identification of Insurance and Reinsurance Risk

Use of GIS Mapping to Illustrate the Sensitivity of Wind Hazard Insurance Loss Estimation to Modeling Parameters

Hurricanes Erin, Marilyn and Opal

Residential Vulnerability Functions and Their Variability Based on Claims Data

Flood Hazard Zonation in a Multihazard Environment

Should I Notify the Building Department? The Dilemma of the Forensic Engineer

The Property Insurance Plans: Insurers of Last Resort

Design-Build: Legal Obstacles and Solutions

Contract Awards and Contract Administration

℞ for Roofs (Available only in Structural Engineering special issue)
A roof replacement project at a hospital in Huntsville, TX, has to be compatible with the existing structure to meet insurance requirements and withstand the hot summers. The replacement...

Wind Endurance
Although property casualty insurance companies are interested in a building's resistance to intense winds, risk underwriters traditionally take into account few, if any, wind-performance...

Design/Build Insurance: Filling in the Gaps
Design-build is on a roll, and the insurance industry is helping it roll along faster. Since 1987, the domestic volume of design-build construction has climbed from 6 billion to 56 billion...





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