Civil Engineering’s David Prevatt shares suggestions for typhoon preparation with NBC News

In News, Research & Innovation by Jen Ambrose

In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, reporters are asking the question everyone is thinking: How can we prevent tragedies like this from happening. David Prevatt, a professor of civil and coastal engineering at the University of Florida, offered suggestions for building more wind-resistant structures and surge-protected communities in an interview with John Roach of NBC News: “Surviving typhoons will require smarter building – and a cultural shift.”

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