Accession Number : ADA160633


Title :   Human Costs Assessment - The Impacts of Flooding & Nonstructural Solutions. Tug Fork Valley, West Virginia & Kentucky.


Descriptive Note : Research rept.,


Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER INST FOR WATER RESOURCES FORT BELVOIR VA


Personal Author(s) : Allee,D j ; Osgood,B T ; Antle,L G ; Simpkins,C E ; Motz,A B


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a160633.pdf


Report Date : Apr 1980


Pagination or Media Count : 433


Abstract : This study of the human resource costs of flooding, and the capacity of local publics for effective participation by the Institute for Water Resources with the assistance of contractors at the request of the Huntington District. The objectives of the study were to assist the District with the development of long-standing flooding problems in the Tug Fork River Basin of West Virginia and Kentucky. Contents: Private Human Costs of Flooding; Flooding and Coal Mining Productivity; Human Resource Impairment and Its Public; Housing Analysis; Community Analysis; Appendices.


Descriptors :   *DAMAGE ASSESSMENT , *FLOODING , TEST AND EVALUATION , COMMUNITIES , HUMAN RESOURCES , ECONOMIC IMPACT , HUMANS , STRESS(PSYCHOLOGY) , COSTS , ADVERSE CONDITIONS , TABLES(DATA) , PRODUCTIVITY , LOSSES , KENTUCKY , WATER RESOURCES , QUESTIONNAIRES , HOUSING(DWELLINGS) , INTERVIEWING , WEST VIRGINIA , COAL MINES


Subject Categories : Civil Engineering


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE