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Title: CITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE


1
CITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE
  • CITIES OF ALL SIZES AND THEIR INFRASTRUCTURE ARE
    AT RISK FROM NATURAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL HAZARDS
    AND THE THREATS POSED BY GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE
    AND GLOBAL WARMING

2
CITIES OF ALL SIZES EXIST FOR THE BENEFIT OF
  • THE PEOPLE AND THEIR PROPERTY,
  • THEIR BUSINESS ENTERPRISES,
  • THE GOVERNANCE

3
LARGE CITIES HAVE DIVERSE INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEMS
AT RISK
4
INFRASTRUCTURE IS A CRITICAL ELEMENT OF ALL CITIES
  • INVESTMENTS IN INFRASTRUCTURE PROVIDE CITIES WITH
    THE ESSENTIAL SERVICES OF
  • SUPPLY
  • DISPOSAL
  • TRANSPORTATION
  • COMMUNICATION
  • SAFE HAVENS (SCHOOLS AND HOSPITALS)

5
BANKOK, THAILAND
6
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
7
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
8
BERN, SWITZERLAND
9
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
10
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
11
FRANKFORT, GERTMANY
12
LUXENBOURG
13
VIENNA, AUSTRIA
14
OTTAWA, CANADA
15
VANCOUVER, CANADA
16
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
17
TORONTO, CANADA
18
MUNICH, GERMANY
19
DUESSELDORF, GERMANY
20
WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND
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FAILURE OF INFRASTRUCTURE CAN PARALYZE A CITY
  • LOSS OF SUPPLY CAPABILITY
  • LOSS OF DISPOSAL CAPABILITY
  • LOSS OF TRANSPORTATION CAPABILITY
  • LOSS OF COMMUNICATION CAPABILITY
  • LOSS OF SAFE HAVENS (SCHOOLS AND HOSPITALS)

22
FAILURE OF UTILITY CORRIDOR
23
FAILURE OF OIL REFINERY
24
RELEASE AT KASHIWAZAKI KARIMA POWER PLANT
25
FAILURE OF RESERVOIR
26
TRANSPORTATION
27
FAILURE OF HOSPITAL
28
FAILURE OF A SPAN ON THE OAKLAND BAY BRIDGE
29
FAILURE OF BRIDGE WEBERS FALLS, OKLAHOMA
30
FAILURE OF BRIDGE QUEEN ISABELLA CAUSEWAY,
GALVESTON. TX
31
BRIDGE COLLAPSE ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY
32
SOME OF THE WORLDS LARGEST BRIDGES ARE AT RISK
33
BRIDGE MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA
34
BRIDGE MILLAU, SOUTHERN FRANCE
35
BRIDGE ALAMILLA, SPAIN (Connects Sevilla with an
island)
36
BRIDGE KINTAI-IYO, JAPAN
37
HARBOR BRIDGE SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
38
GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE SAN FRANCISCO, CA
39
PONT NEUF BRIDGE PARIS FRANCE
40
CORONADO BRIDGE SAN DIEGO, CA
41
VASCO DE GAMA BRIDGE PORTUGAL
42
TOWER BRIDGE LONDON, ENGLAND
43
BRIDGE OF AMERICAS PANAMA
44
ZAKIM BRIDGE BOSTONS BIG DIG PROJECT
45
ERASMUSBRUG BRIDGE THE NETHERLANDS (Connects
North and South Rotterdam)
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