Tag Archive: hurricanes

Feb 04 2013

A Few Good Reads (2/4/13): Devastating Floods in Mozambique and Australia

This week: Flooding leaves 68 dead in Mozambique as the Limpopo River overflows, more flooding in Queensland as helicopters rescue more than a 1,000 people and some crazy sea foam from the storm, rebuilding in hurricane zones as conditions potentially worsen, and some great dos and don’ts of restoration. Sixty-Eight Dead as Mozambique Floods Spread …

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Jan 14 2013

A Few Good Reads (1/14/13): The 2012 Disaster Tally and Underestimating the Elwha Dam Removal

This week: Hurricane Sandy tops the 2012 disaster list, the silt total underestimated at Elwha Dam, the Morganza levee project swells in cost, using biomimicry to protect coastal cities, and the decaying thousands of bridges in America . Hurricane Sandy Tops 2012 Disasters, But More in Store for 2013 (Property Casualty 360) Flood losses are …

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Oct 08 2012

A Few Good Reads (10/8/12): Flooding in Pakistan and Decaying Infrastructure

This week: Flooding in Pakistan kills over 400, great pictures of hurricanes and typhoons around the world, decaying infrastructure (including levees), and developing service and pricing options (value pricing continued). Hundreds killed in Pakistan flooding (CNN) Floods resulting from monsoon rains have killed 422 people and left nearly 3,000 injured across Pakistan, a disaster agency …

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Sep 10 2012

A Few Good Reads (9/10/12): Remnants of Isaac, Who Gets to Live Behind Levees?

This week: Keeping Tahoe blue, remnants of Isaac causing more flooding, who gets to live behind the levees in Louisiana, the CVFPP awarded top honors, working from home as a civil engineer, and part 4 in the series on value pricing from POB. Remnants of Isaac dump more flooding headaches on Jackson County (WLOX) Isaac …

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