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Aug 05 2013

A Few Good Reads (8/5/13): Deadly Flooding in Afghanistan and Pakistan

This week: More 100 are dead in flooding in Afghanistan and Pakistan, including the capital city of Karachi, a flooding disaster declaration in Kansas, a chart of the drought on the Colorado River, FEMA’s disaster mobile app adds crowdsourcing, and the FAA approves the first commercial use UAS.      Flooding kills more than 100 in …

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May 07 2012

A Few Good Reads (5/7/12): Flooding in Great Britain

This week: Flooding in Great Britain, a look at the CVFPP uncertainty in risk estimates, value pricing for professionals, CAD in the cloud, and the flight from conversation. Environment Agency warns that Tewkesbury water levels are ‘nearing peak’ (The Telegraph) In Tewkesbury, emergency flood protection work is under way in an attempt to prevent a …

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Dec 12 2011

A Few Good Reads (12/12/11): Raging Floods in Kenya

This week: another good video about the levee system in the Central Valley, flooding in Kenya, the recovery in Bangkok, corporate hoarding, and internal communication breakdowns. Floods’ death toll rise to 24, displace 100,000 (The Standard) The latest assessment by The Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) show that that raging floods [in Kenya] has so …

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Dec 05 2011

A Few Good Reads (12/5/11): The Lingering Effects of the Floods of 2011

This week: The mental recovery from flooding, Thailand cleaning up, Missouri river flood protection, an Indonesian bridge collapse, the lingering effects of Hurricane Irene, and some thoughts on social enterprise application known as Yammer. Thailand Cleans Up; Areas Remain Flooded (Time World) Room by room, the cleaning team sprinkled disinfectant powder on everything covered by …

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