Hurricane Florence Update: Impacts, Forecasts, and Operational Best Practices

After making landfall last week, Hurricane Florence is crawling northeast along the U.S.'s east coast. Despite weakening from a Category 4 storm to a Category 1, the storm is disrupting everyday life and wreaking havoc on infrastructure. Last...

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Hurricane Florence: What You Need to Know About the Year's First Major Storm

Hurricane Florence is predicted to be one of the strongest storms on the Eastern seaboard in decades. It will deliver tropical-storm-level winds by noon Thursday to North Carolina's coast, and hurricane-force winds and dangerous storm surges by...

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Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Supply chain disruptions are inevitable, whether resulting from natural disasters, technical failures, worker strikes, or other unforeseen incidents. And as supply chains have become increasingly diffuse over time, the likelihood that disruption...

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Further Updates - What You Need to Know About the Quakes in Taiwan

Taiwan was hit by another 5.7 magnitude earthquake Wednesday night at 11pm local time, nearly 24 hours after a 6.4 magnitude quake killed at least seven and left dozens more trapped in the eastern city of Hualien. Hualien’s population of 350,000...
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Earthquake Updates - Hualien, Taiwan

The 6.4 magnitude earthquake that struck Eastern Taiwan on February 6th continues to have aftershocks, with plenty more expected to occur in the days ahead. As of writing, there have been 2 fatalities and 200+ injuries mostly in Hualien City....

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The Cost of Disaster

Natural disasters continue to dominate headlines worldwide and are only likely to increase in prevalence in years to come. Last year marked the costliest on record for natural disasters in the United States. The country suffered an estimated $306...

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Preparing for Disaster

Last year Houston faced historically devastating flooding during Hurricane Harvey. Nine trillion gallons of water and 60 inches of rain fell from the sky in a span of two days, causing damage to the economy amounting to an estimated $190B. As the...

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Bomb Cyclone Hits East Coast

Winter Storm Grayson, bringing snow, ice, rain, and strong winds to the country’s eastern seaboard, is now tagged as a “bomb cyclone” - a label used when the barometric pressure of a storm drops by 24 millibars within 24 hours. This level of air...

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