Monthly Archives: July 2010

Tropical Cyclones

The United Nations declared the last decade of the 20th century, 1990-2000, the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR) inviting the nations of the world to work together toward reducing damage caused by the impact of natural hazards. To … Continue reading

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A New Building Design Paradigm is Needed!

There is nothing like the impact of a natural hazard on an urban community to raise awareness to the vulnerability of our buildings to the forces of nature. It is common, after a hazard event, to hear claims for stronger … Continue reading

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