Critical infrastructure

Communications systems and networks, health facilities, emergency evacuation shelters, elements of transportation systems, waste disposal, water supplies.

Latest Critical infrastructure additions in the Knowledge Base

Recent heavy downpours in the Lower Volta area of Ghana led to the worst flooding in the region’s history. The flooding was caused by a spillage (a deliberate release of water) from the Akosombo Dam
Conversation Media Group, the
A research team recently employed deep learning techniques to scrutinize dam operation patterns and assess their effectiveness. Their findings were published in the Journal of Hydrology.
Pohang University of Science and Technology
Pedestrians traverse the inundated streets of Venice, Italy
Cities across the world lack the infrastructure, societal safety nets and robust environmental policies needed to combat the worsening impacts of climate change, according to the Resilient Cities Index 2023.
Economist Impact
Cover and source: Economist Impact
The Resilient Cities Index aims to help policymakers and stakeholders understand risk and design effective policies for urban resilience. Economist Impact developed a benchmark of 25 cities and gauged the resilience of these cities.
Shifting water levels have driven a significant decline in navigation conditions in recent decades along the Mississippi River, a primary engine of commerce in the United States, research from the federal government and Princeton University shows.
Princeton University
Wide swathes of land is flooded in Manitoba, Canada
It’s time to look beyond the status quo and consider nature-based solutions to protect the places Canadians love.
Conversation Media Group, the
The Building Seismic Safety Council’s Functional Recovery Planning Committee has published a report detailing the recommended scope, organization, and deliverables for developing functional recovery code provisions by 2026.
National Institute of Building Sciences
A multi-institutional team of industrial engineers has used AI technology to make projections of increased demand for electricity and water due to climate change in major cities across the U.S.
PhysOrg, Omicron Technology Ltd

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