ASCE members who would like to help financially with recovery efforts are encouraged to do so through:
The American Red Cross
United for Puerto Rico From Beatriz Rosselló, first lady of Puerto Rico
The Florida Disaster Fund The state of Florida's official private fund for relief
The Greater Houston Community Foundation Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund Jointly established by the city of Houston and Harris County
The Southeast Texas Emergency Relief Fund
It was just after midnight. Guillermo Díaz-Fañas, 14 years old, awoke to a buzzing in his ears. He sat up and looked around. Surely, this was some kind of dream. The walls appeared to bend;...Read More >>
Sudi Shoja, P.E., F.ASCE, principal for Engineering Solutions Services, serves as the disaster preparedness chair for the ASCE Orange County Branch. Unfortunately, it’s a role that has been called upon with great frequency this year. Shoja...Read More >>
It’s been several months since Hurricane Harvey devastated the Houston metropolitan area, but the damages are still affecting many residents. Volunteers and engineering students from the Texas Section visited Rockport, TX, for continued Harvey relief...Read More >>
An ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division team traveled to Mexico in November, gathering information about the region’s recent earthquakes to help engineers better understand how to make infrastructure more resilient. Craig Davis, Ph.D., G.E., P.E., M.ASCE,...Read More >>
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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.
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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