Tag Archive: sandy

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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Nov 12 2012

A Few Good Reads (11/12/12): Flooding in Venice and the Recovery from Sandy Continues

This week: Flooding in Venice, pictures of the recovery from Sandy, New Jersey’s aging infrastructure, engineers’ warnings to the region in 2009, protecting NY City before next time, the “Salter Sink,” and the benefits of healthy rivers. Venice Floods: Lagoon City Under Water (Sky News) Heavy rain and strong winds have led to 70% of …

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Nov 05 2012

A Few Good Reads (11/5/12): Superstorm Sandy Aftermath

This week: Hurricane Sandy hit the northeast early this week and it’s going to be awhile before they recover. The storm surge was upwards of 13 feet in places and hit New Jersey particularly hard. You can find out more how to help through the Red Cross here. Below is a collection of articles related …

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