Category Archives: Emergency Management

The One-Two Punch: here comes LAURA!

Toward the end of July, as it tends to happen during the summer months in the northern hemisphere, the northern Indian Ocean was boiling with numerous storms, disturbed weather cells and rather warm surface waters. This cauldron of bad weather … Continue reading

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RESILIENCE: A NEW FRAMEWORK IS NEEDED

During my college years, in California, as I pursued studies in environmental design, architecture and urban planning, I became interested in finding out what happens when a building interacts with a natural hazard. What external forces are applied to the … Continue reading

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