Technical Disaster

Operatives within the building industry have called for review of current approaches to curbing structural failures, most of which result in collapse of buildings, loss of lives and properties.
This study aims to consolidate knowledge and generate learning on the uses of social media and crowdsourcing in disaster management processes within the LINKS Framework. Research was conducted in five practitioner-driven case scenarios in Europe.
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This brochure aims to raise awareness of Natech risks and the challenges associated with their management. Using examples, it highlights key characteristics of Natech accidents, and gaps and challenges in analysing and managing Natech risks.
Computers can be trained to better detect distant nuclear detonations, chemical blasts and volcano eruptions by learning from artificial explosion signals, according to a new method devised by a University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist.
BRDNA
This Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment (RDNA) estimates the impact on the population, physical assets, infrastructure and service delivery, following the explosions in the Port of Beirut in August 2020.
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The framework for Reform, Recovery and Reconstruction (the 3RF) is a people-centered recovery and reconstruction framework, and a part of a comprehensive response to the massive explosion on the Port of Beirut on August 4, 2020.
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The objective of preparing this document is to enhance the knowledge of all the stakeholders directly related to health care activities and engineers / architects on the basic fire safety measures to be implemented in hospital buildings/ premises.
In a time of more frequent and severe weather events, hospitals fortify campuses and strengthen emergency plans. The tools include walls, boats, and evacuation drills.
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The objective of preparing the document is to enhance the knowledge of all the stakeholders directly related to residential buildings and engineers / architects on the basic fire safety measures to be implemented in residential buildings/ premises.