Disaster preparation: Disaster preparation should be our focus after snowstorm

Nov 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Story

… We need to ask ourselves what more it will take to increase our focus on disaster loss reduction and preparedness for electrical utilities and other lifeline systems. We know that snow and ice can lead to catastrophic power outages.

A draft of a coming report on climate change, climate variation and extreme events indicates that heavy rainfall, large-scale flooding and other weather extremes will become more common.

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