ASCE members who would like to help financially with recovery efforts are encouraged to do so through:
Donate to the American Red Cross
Donate to the Florida Disaster Fund The state of Florida's official private fund for relief
Donate to The Greater Houston Community Foundation Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund Jointly established by the city of Houston and Harris County
Donate to the Southeast Texas Emergency Relief Fund
As extensive wildfires ravage swaths of Northern California, ASCE Region 9 Governor Matt Kennedy, P.E., ENV SP, M.ASCE, can only wait and hope. Kennedy, his wife, and their 5-year-old had no choice but to evacuate...Read More >>
Over the past several weeks we’ve witnessed how hurricanes with their destructive winds and devastating floods have left thousands homeless and without power and water in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico. And an earthquake, one...Read More >>
Jennifer M. Aponte Rivera, A.M.ASCE, grew up in Puerto Rico and graduated from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez in 2016. She now lives in northern Virginia and works as a civil engineer for the...Read More >>
Resilience takes many forms. Interconnected city systems. Smart infrastructure. Or, in the case of Florida’s Nassau County last week – amateur “ham” radio. As Hurricane Irma lashed the county with rain and wind, ASCE Fellow...Read More >>
View More Articles
Members are sharing updates and discussing technical aspects of recent disasters in the members-only online forum ASCE Collaborate.
Texas Section President issues special Harvey message
Rainfall/Streamflow in Central Texas
Initial Harvey message from Texas Section
To assist with the mitigation of the impact of Hurricane Harvey, TBPE has developed and passed an emergency rule providing for Emergency Temporary Licenses. Additionally, applicants, examinees, registered firms, and licensed P.E.s affected by Hurricane Harvey will be allowed consideration with deadlines and other requirements.
Get More Information
So, You Live Behind a Levee!
- Act now to better protect your family and property against future flood threats.
Guiding Principles for the Nation's Critical Infrastructure
ASCE Library Urban Flooding Collection
Eight related papers and a book available free
ASCE Library Storm Surge and Wind Damage Collection
Eight related papers, a book chapter, and magazine article available free
Leaders of civil engineering organizations around the world express their condolences and support.
Message from ASCE Houston Branch President Patrick Beecher, P.E., M.ASCEStatement on Hurricane Harvey from ASCE President Norma Jean Mattei, PhD, P.E., F.SEI, F.ASCE
Letter from Chinese Institute of Civil and Hydraulic Engineering in Taiwan
Letter from Japan Society of Civil Engineers