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Building Performance and Damage Investigation after Hurricane Katrina

Credit: 9 PDH
Course Fee: $135.00
80 pages

Course Summary:

Hurricane Katrina was one of the strongest storms to impact the coasts of the United States during the past 100 years.

Learning Objective:

This course discuss the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana and Mississippi. Why some of the buildings and structures survived and some didn’t. Was most of the damage caused by the hurricane wind or the flood waters and why? How did different structures reacted differently to the flood? With conclusions and recommendations that will assist local communities, businesses and individuals in reconstructing and will help reduce the impact of future hurricanes.

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Course Content

Course Author: Department of Housing and Urban Development

Course 1

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