Mitigation of Windstorm Disasters

Institutional Issues in Natural Hazard Mitigation

Post-Hurricane Investigations: Quantifying Damage

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

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

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...

Roof Sheathing Uplift Resistance for Hurricanes

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

An Expert System for Wind-Resistant Residential Construction

A Quantitative Skill Assessment of Numerical Hydrodynamic Models of Coastal Currents

Vulnerability Curves for Buildings in Tropical-Cyclone Regions

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...

Evaluation of a 47-Story Building Subjected to Hurricane Alicia

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...

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

A Predicting Method of Typhoon Wind Damages

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

Building Codes and Natural Disasters - 2 Case Studies

Water Management Aspects of Southeastern Flood of 1994

Influence of Architectural Features on Wind Loads





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