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A Framework for Resilient Design: Lessons and Examples from New Orleans and Beyond

A Framework for Resilient Design: Lessons and Examples from New Orleans and Beyond

How do you solve an equation with nothing but variables?

One of the many challenges facing the US Army Corps of Engineers is coastal damage caused by waves, wind and surge. Hurricanes have significantly increased the vulnerability of coastal areas to natural disasters. The Corps aims to reduce these coastal risks and “improve resilience to these hazards through an integrated approach that draws from the full array of coastal risk reduction measures.”

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