Tag : Natural disasters
Mabey ships 22 compact bridges to Costa Rica Subscription
UK bridge specialist Mabey has shipped 22 Compact 200 (C200) bridge kits to Costa Rica to aid in disaster preparation and planning.
RedR assisting with recovery in Indonesia Subscription
RedR engineers have been on the ground to assist with the earthquake recovery operation in central Sulawesi, Indonesia.
”It is devastating…mind-boggling,” Dominica’s prime minister Roosevelt Skerrit wrote of the damage the morning after Hurricane Maria swept across the Caribbean island. He had posted live updates to social media as the storm raged, writing “my roof is gone. I am at the complete mercy of the hurricane. House is flooding.”
Caribbean prepares for another major hurricaneSubscription
Caribbean Islands already devastated by a deadly hurricane are preparing for another dangerous storm.
Learning aids disaster responseSubscription
The unpredictable nature of natural disasters requires the engineering community to be immediately thrown into shaping the future of the built environment, and the community which inhabits it.
Buildings and infrastructure have been destroyed as one of the most powerful hurricanes ever to hit the Atlantic swept across the Caribbean and this morning is hitting the US state of Florida.
Engineers to tackle earthquake resistance Subscription
Engineers could design buildings with better earthquake resilience in future thanks to a pioneering new computer model.
Collapse of Azure Window “unavoidable”Subscription
The iconic Azure Window, a natural arch on the coast of Gozo, in the Mediterranean has collapsed.
In 2015 the United Nations, with input from 194 member states, launched The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The UK spends 0.7% of its GDP on international aid – about £12bn – one of the most generous aid budgets in the world.