Get an up-close look at the types of building damage identified by engineers after an Aug. 4, 2020, explosion rocked Beirut, killing nearly 200 people and causing $10 to $15 billion in damage
Tsunamis might be infrequent and localized, but their impact on coastlines can be catastrophic. Find out how engineers’ long-running efforts to better protect coastal communities have finally paid off
The facilities at which first responders train for disaster response must be designed and constructed to withstand fire, blast, wind, and much more
Civil Engineers have learned a great deal from the catastrophic tsunami that struck Indonesia, India, Thailand, and Sri Lanka in December
In the years since Hurricane Sandy brought flooding to New York, the city has been working to prepare its buildings for the next natural disaster
What keeps a community safe after an extreme event?
An interdependent system of systems.
Resilience starts with keeping those lifeline systems connected and working together
A year ago, the world watched as Hurricane Harvey battered southeastern Texas with historic levels of rainfall. The ensuing flooding changed lives there forever
An ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division team traveled to Mexico in November, gathering information about the region’s recent earthquakes to help engineers better understand how to make infrastructure more resilient. This is what they learned