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Updating Real-Time Earthquake Loss Estimates: Methods, Problems and Insights
This report summarizes the results of a project to reexamine earthquake loss estimation methods in an effort to develop a method for applying Gallup-like statistical procedures to rapidly update earthquake loss estimates. ...
The Chi-Chi, Taiwan Earthquake of September 21, 1999: Reconnaissance Report
On September 21, 1999, an earthquake struck the central region of Taiwan. This earthquake became known as the 921 earthquake or the Ji-Ji or Chi-Chi earthquake. Shortly after the earthquake occurred, MCEER arranged to ...
Engineering and Organizational Issues Related to the World Trade Center Terrorist Attack: Emergency Response in the Wake of the World Trade Center Attack: The Remote Sensing Perspective
The third in the series on Engineering and Organizational Issues Related to the World Trade Center Terrorist Attack, this report documents and evaluates the use of remote sensing in emergency response following the World ...
Proceedings of the MCEER Workshop for Seismic Hazard Mitigation of Health Care Facilitities
The workshop was convened to examine how to ensure continued functionality of health care facilities during and after earthquakes. The workshop was arranged to reflect the key elements that lead to post-earthquake ...
Urban Disaster Recovery: A Framework and Simulation Model
The study described in this report focuses on developing an educational tool for illustrating concepts of community recovery, and identifying data collection and research needs for more refined recovery models in the future. ...