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Hurricane Harvey - Catastrophic Climate Preparation and Recovery - What University of Houston - Downtown Experienced

Hurricane Harvey of 2017 is tied with 2005's Hurricane Katrina as the costliest tropical cyclone on record, inflicting $125 billion in damage, primarily from catastrophic rainfall-triggered flooding in the Houston metropolitan area and Southeast Texas.

Indirect fatalities: 39 

Direct fatalities: 68

Category: Category 4 Hurricane (SSHWS)

Affected areas: Texas, Louisiana, Nicaragua, Belize, Honduras, MORE

Learning Objectives: 1. Prepare for the Worst 2. Adjusters and Consultants 3. Remediation Then Renovation 4. Recovery – People and Expenses

Presenter:

Kris Zimmerman, M.S., C.E.F.P., LEED AP 
O&M Director - Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing Facilities Management