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Industrial flood losses

Robert W. Kates

Industrial flood losses

damage estimation in the Lehigh Valley.

by Robert W. Kates

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Published by University of Chicago in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesResearch papers / University of Chicago. Department of Geography -- No.98, Research papers -- No.98.
ContributionsUniversity of Chicago. Department of Geography.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21726674M

The book explores current strategies to reduce the impact of flooding by incorporating crisis management theories and focusing on the reconfiguration and design of flooding structures. The authors discuss natural approaches, cost and benefit analysis, geography, and history to support their ideas and provide viable options for society. In the context of this report, flood risk refers to the magnitude of economic flood loss and the probability that losses of that magnitude will occur. Flood risk assessments focus on four main components: The National Academies Press. doi: / Show this book's table of contents.

2. Observation and Measurement of Losses Due to Flooding 3. Flood Impacts on Loss of Life and Human Health -related Impacts on Cultural Heritage 5. Natech Events Triggered by Floods: When Floods Cause Technological Accidents. Part 2. The Knowledge of Flood Hazards. 6. Techniques and Instruments to Aid in the Monitoring of Flood Events7. INDUSTRIAL FLOOD LOSSES â â -â In a study was undertaken of all the commercial properties located in the flood prone areas of Carlisle. The survey was designed to examine both the character of the industrial sector and the effects of the flood on the individual commercial enterprises.

Even though the economic losses are far greater in industrial countries, the percentage of losses in relation to gross national product (GNP) in developing countries far exceeds that percentage in industrial countries (figure ). At an individual level, a sudden reduction of US$5, from an annual income of US$50, is worrisome; however Cited by: After an industrial property has been damaged by flooding, policyholders take on the arduous task of recovery. As industrial policyholders juggle contractors, adjusters, estimates, assessments, temporary repairs, and documentation of extensive flood damages, they also must worry about clock ticking on lost profits and damage to the brand image while their facilities are closed.


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In the United States the Johnstown, Pa., flood ofin which thousands of lives were lost, was caused by the breaking of an earth dam above the city. Even greater loss of life occurred () in Galveston, Tex., when tide and storm surges engulfed the city after a hurricane.

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Reducing Flood Losses Through the International Codes i This edition and previous editions of this publication were prepared in cooperation with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The contributions of the following reviewers are appreciated: Laura Ghorbi, PE, CFM, AECOM.Flood Damage Assessment Literature review and recommended procedure Socio-technical flood resilience in water sensitive cities – quantitative spatio-temporal flood risk modelling in an urban context (Project B) Authors Lea Olesen 1,2, Roland Löwe, Karsten Arnbjerb-Nielsen1,2 1Technical University of Denmark 2CRC for Water Sensitive CitiesCited by: 6.Attorney Bill Voss explores industrial coverage options, extensions, and how to protect against large losses caused by a hurricane.

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