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A Web-based System for Optimizing Post Disaster Temporary Housing Allocation
Natural catastrophes can result in large scale displacement of populations, who are in urgent need of temporary quarters until permanent housing can be provided. During this period, the temporary housing plays an important role in the families' physical, psychological, social and economic recovery. A number of research studies ...
Integrated Approach and Analysis of Reliability, Robustness, Resilience and Infrastructure Applications
A rising number of man-made and natural disasters have occurred since the beginning of the 21st century in the United States. Improving the quality of civil infrastructure in an increasingly hazardous environment has become a top priority. One of the predominant reasons that hurricanes and earthquakes become community disasters ...