Tag Archives: Disaster Management

York U disaster management and engineering experts available to discuss Hurricane Harvey

University experts can discuss the storm’s impact including flooding-related issues, evacuation, disaster and risk management related to Houston TORONTO, August 29, 2017─ The damage by Hurricane Harvey continues to grow as Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States, continues to receive more rain this week. Harvey has unloaded trillions of gallons of water […]

York U expert available on disaster management priorities for Pakistan, Kenya

Toronto, September 26, 2013  –  Emergency preparedness is crucial in this day and age, whether in anticipation of a natural disaster such as the recent earthquake in Pakistan's Balochistan province, or human-made like the siege of an upscale mall in Kenyan capital Nairobi. Professor Ali Asgary of York University’s Emergency Management Program in the Faculty […]