A hurricane is a much-feared natural disaster, evoking fear and anxiety in those in the hurricane’s path. Its onslaught wreaks havoc as it tears through and completely destroys everything in its path – human lives, livestock, properties, schools and hospitals, even parks and gardens.
In this scenario, like emergency service providers such as doctors and firefighters, the role of a professional engineer is equally critical. As one of the prime forces behind nation building, their services are just as necessary for nation re-building.
Here is a look at the many ways engineers are essential in the aftermath of a hurricane.
Infographic by – Lockatong Engineering