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Tags: Resilient Communities and Cities

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  1. Action in the face of overwhelming risk

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Janise Rodgers, L. Thomas Tobin

    Action in the face of overwhelming risk Many cities around the world face very high levels of risk from earthquakes and tsunamis, with cities in low and middle income countries all too often...

    http://nees.org/resources/12237

  2. Applying Control Theories and ABM to Improve Resilience-Based Design of Systems

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Gian Paolo Cimellaro, Hwasung Roh, Yuri Koh

    Applying structural control strategies to improve resilience-based design of systems Resilient design necessitates a paradigm shift with respect to the methods historically used in system design. ...

    http://nees.org/resources/12549

  3. Improving Community Resilience through Public-Private Partnership: The BORP Strategy

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): David Cocke, Samuel Mengelkoch, Matthew Bogaard

    A Public-Private Partnership Adds to Community Resilience A public-private partnership to facilitate safe, expedited re-occupancy of structures following a disaster can contribute significantly to...

    http://nees.org/resources/12085

  4. Overview of The Oregon Resilience Plan for Next Cascadia Earthquake and Tsunami

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Kent Yu, Jay Wilson, Yumei Wang

    Overview of The Oregon Resilience Plan for Next Cascadia Earthquake and Tsunami Following the March 11, 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Oregon’s House of Representatives unanimously...

    http://nees.org/resources/12375

  5. Quantifying the Performance of Healthcare Facilities in Disasters: A Multi-Hazard Approach

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Caitlin Jacques, Megan Boston, Judith Mitrani-Reiser

    Quantifying the Performance of Healthcare Facilities in Disasters: A Multi-Hazard Approach Caitlin Jacques, Megan Boston, Judith Mitrani-Reiser In recent years, many disasters have occurred which...

    http://nees.org/resources/11277

  6. Resilient Buildings: From Concept to Reality

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Kate Stillwell, Evan Reis, Eric Von Berg, Ron Mayes

    Resilient Buildings: From Concept to Reality Measuring and improving the resiliency of our country's building stock is a national imperative. Current methods to define and evaluate resiliency are...

    http://nees.org/resources/12087

  7. Risk Management Strategies for Managing Natural Disaster Risks: A Case Study in Shiraz City, Iran

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Naghmeh Pakdel-Lahiji, Stefan Hochrainer-Stigler, Mehdi Sadeghi, Mohsen Ghafory-Ashtiany

    Risk Management Strategies for Managing Natural Disaster Risks: A case Study for Shiraz Almost all parts of Iran are vulnerable to seismic hazards. Furthermore, due to the low quality of...

    http://nees.org/resources/11931

  8. Safe Enough? How Building Codes Protect Our Lives but Not Our Cities

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Keith Porter

    Safe Enough? How Building Codes Protect Our Lives but Not Our Cities Conventional wisdom holds that greater seismic resilience of the building stock is impractical; that the public would be...

    http://nees.org/resources/11427

  9. The REDi Rating System: A Framework to Implement Resilience-based Earthquake Design for New Buildings

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Ibrahim Almufti, Michael Willford

    Establishing a Rating System as a Framework to Implement Resilience-based Earthquake Design for the Next Generation of Buildings The earthquake performance expectation of national building codes –...

    http://nees.org/resources/11999

  10. Theorizing Community Resilience to Earthquakes

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Scott Miles

    Theorizing Community Resilience to Earthquakes Scott Miles This presentation describes a new theoretical framework of community resilience applicable to earthquake mitigation and recovery. It is...

    http://nees.org/resources/11247

  11. Towards Assessing the Resilience of a Community in Seismic Events using Agent Based Modeling

    15 May 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Megan Boston, Zhang Liu, Caitlin Jacques, Judith Mitrani-Reiser

    Assessing the Resilience in a Community in Seismic Events using Agent Based Modeling Megan Boston, Zhang Liu, Caitlin Jacques, Judith Mitrani-Reiser This paper develops a framework for assessing...

    http://nees.org/resources/11275