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Overview of Engineering Options for Increasing Infrastructure Resilience (Vol. 2) : Technical Annex (Английский)

Many parts of the world are subject to a variety of natural hazards. As the population of the world has increased, people live in and infrastructure has been built in locations where natural hazard impacts are severe. Critical infrastructure (power, transport, and water assets) are particularly vulnerable to natural hazards. Damage to these components has a cascading impact that extends not only to the assets themselves, but also to the population at large and to local and national economies. Accordingly, improvements in design and construction that can reduce the vulnerability and that are cost-effective can enhance the resilience of surrounding communities. The main report for this World Bank Group–sponsored project summarizes the infrastructure that was considered, the expected level of damage, and the suggested improvements, and it provides an estimate of the costs and benefits that are associated with such improvements. The background document presents a more detailed treatment of the topic and provides background information and supporting data.

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    thermal power plant; natural hazard; water and wastewater treatment; transmission and distribution system; water storage tank; factor of safety; nuclear power plant; hydropower plant; probability of failure; earthquake hazard; wastewater treatment plant; thermal power station; water conveyance system; hydroelectric power plant; population at large; loss of revenue; flood damage data; Disaster Risk Mitigation; volume of water; level of compliance; initial capital cost; water flow rate; source of funding; solar farm; tertiary road; urban roads; sewage network; urban roadway; railway system; soil improvement; bridge pier; support structure; drainage system; water reservoir; water pipeline; Flood Mitigation; literature review; seismic design; cooling tower; seismic code; earthquake performance; wind speed; pump station; water canals; minor damage; subject matter; ground acceleration; diesel generator; instrument panel; Heat Energy; rural transportation infrastructure; water infrastructure; ground level; water tank; pressure vessel; flood hazard; flood protection; flow capacity; extreme flood; wind gust; spillway capacity; water elevation; spillway height; generation facilities; flash flood; mitigation measure; pumping station; high compliance; power line; flood inundation; seismic loading; elevated structure; potential energy; dam water; water turbine; solar panel; hard rock; concrete dam; mechanical equipment; mechanical component; earthquake effect; electrical grid; replacement cost; seismic protection; flood wall; building design; community recovery; electrical generator; spillway crest; earthquake zone; jet grouting; ground motion; secondary road; drilled pile; shallow foundation; photovoltaic system; construction cost; sewage pipe; agricultural area; potable water; electrical energy; wind damage; utility grid; return period; vortex shedding; mitigation techniques; concrete columns; grid reinforcement; remote access; wind events; surrounding community; national economy; water assets; critical infrastructure; written permission; construction management; disaster-prone country; global partnership; increasing share; infrastructure service; canal system; public policy; natural disaster

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