The primary physical structures, technical facilities and systems whose disruption, failure or destruction have a serious impact on the functioning of society, the economy or the state within a natural hazard induced disaster context.
19 Jul 2016, Guardian, the
Seawalls, like dykes, levees and berms, have been used across the world for centuries to protect homes and assets. But they stop the beach from being a dynamic system, in which wind and waves continually reshape the shore. In Australia, seawalls have come under greater scrutiny and there is an ongoing debate to defend, accommodate or retreat.
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