Glazed Opening Designs for Windborne Debris Impact

Optimum Risk Management with Uncertain Hazard and Vulnerability Information

Post-Hurricane Investigations: Quantifying Damage

Building Codes and Natural Disasters - 2 Case Studies

Natural Disaster Losses to Conventional Construction and their Mitigation (An Insurance Company Response to Catastrophic Losses Since Hurricane Hugo)

Evaluation of a 47-Story Building Subjected to Hurricane Alicia

Roof Sheathing Uplift Resistance for Hurricanes

An Expert System for Wind-Resistant Residential Construction

A Damage Simulation Model for Buildings and Contents in a Hurricane Environment

A Quantitative Skill Assessment of Numerical Hydrodynamic Models of Coastal Currents

Flooding in Southeastern United States From Tropical Storm Alberto, July 1994

The Reclamation Drought Index: Guidelines and Practical Applications
Drought is a familiar occurrence that lacks the drama and immediacy of other natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes, but the economic repercussions can be equally...

Wind-Induced Failure of Buildings and Structures Caused by Typhoons in Japan

Vulnerability Curves for Buildings in Tropical-Cyclone Regions

A Predicting Method of Typhoon Wind Damages

Evaluation of Cracking of the Miami Marine Stadium Hyperbolic Paraboloid Roof Structure

Flood Destruction and Abatement in China
About two-thirds of Chinese territory experiences flood disas ters of different types and varied degrees. The flood disasters in the east half of China are mainly caused by excessive rainfalls...

Water and Sanitation Intervention in Flood Mitigation Programs
Disasters, like floods and cyclones, are almost annual events in Bangladesh. Often post-disaster epidemics of diarrhoeal diseases cause more short- and long-term health problems than injuries...

Port of Plymouth Reconstruction Montserrat, West Indies

Influence of Architectural Features on Wind Loads





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