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Can Your Organization Survive a Natural Disaster?

Can Your Organization Survive a Natural Disaster?

January 7, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The threat of a hurricane or a mudslide or even a nuclear disaster is more real than many people may realize. In the event that the worst case scenario comes to life, will your organization be able to weather the storm? One in four cannot and will never re-open their doors after closing them in an emergency situation.

The Importance of Civil Engineering in Natural Disaster Preparedness and Recovery

The Importance of Civil Engineering in Natural Disaster Preparedness and Recovery

February 7, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

From developing technologies to help make building infrastructures stronger to the reconstruction efforts after a natural disaster, Civil Engineers play a crucial role in our society before and after hurricanes, tornados, floods, earthquakes, and blizzards. This infographic examines a the many roles they play and how important they are to each stage of natural disaster preparation and recovery.