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Boots on the Ground, Wings in the Sky

By Luke Carothers In August of 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall in the United States.  Although landfall in Florida caused damage, the bulk of the...

Army Corps partners with community for first line of coastal defense 2020 Atlantic Hurricane...

By JoAnne Castagna, Ed.D. Hurricane Isaias stormed up the east coast of the United States in early August, bringing heavy rain and winds up to...

New ASCE Publication Examines the Effects of Hurricane Winds on Engineered Buildings

Reston, Va. – The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) newest publication, Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the US Virgin Islands: Building Performance Observations and Recommendations...

Army Corps’ Data Driven to Improve Coastal Projects

2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season By JoAnne Castagna, Ed.D. In a hotel conference room on Long Island, New York, a team of experts are processing data and...

MIYAMOTO INTERNATIONAL AND iBUILD GLOBAL ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO INTEGRATE CONSTRUCTION QUALITY CONTROL AND POST-DISASTER...

Washington, D.C. – iBUILD Global, a groundbreaking multi-national fintech-for-housing-construction company has recently partnered with Miyamoto International to create a professional app extension on the iBUILD...

Pond Team Selected for Tyndall AFB Hurricane Rebuild Projects

ATLANTA – The Pond-JM Waller team has been chosen for design services in support of the Hurricane Michael Rebuild at Tyndall Air Force Base...

Texas Building Code Survey Highlights Need for Mitigation in Hurricane-prone areas

840,000 people in coastal Texas lack protection from residential building codes A detailed review of coastal Texas building codes revealed gaps that could leave homeowners...

FHWA announces $1 billion in emergency relief for road and bridge repairs

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced more than $1 billion in Emergency Relief (ER) funds to help 32 states, several U.S. territories and Federal Land Management Agencies repair roads and bridges damaged by storms, floods and other unexpected events.

NIBS report shows how society benefits when buildings can withstand natural disasters

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) issued Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: 2017 Interim Report, more than a decade after releasing its original report on the same topic and only days after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) declared 2017 the costliest year on record for weather and climate disasters.

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