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


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 | Hurricanes, typhoons, and cyclones | Electric power | Wind power | Electrical systems | Hydro power | Communication systems | Water supply systems | North Carolina

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