Accession Number : ADA289665

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

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

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

Personal Author(s) : Allee, David J. ; Osgood, Barbara T. ; Antle, Lloyd G. ; Simpkins, Charles E. ; Motz, Annabelle B.

PDF Url : ADA289665

Report Date : APR 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 479

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 methods to formulate and evaluate innovative strategies for the solution of long-standing flooding problems in the Tug Fork River Basin of West Virginia and Kentucky, -BKA

Descriptors :   *HUMAN RESOURCES, *ECONOMIC IMPACT, *FLOODING, *FLOOD CONTROL, RECOVERY, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, COST ANALYSIS, LONG RANGE(TIME), SAMPLING, MENTAL HEALTH, PRODUCTIVITY, RELOCATION, PUBLIC UTILITIES, KENTUCKY, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, COMPENSATION, WATER RESOURCES, LAND USE, BASINS(GEOGRAPHIC), TRAUMA, HOUSING(DWELLINGS), FLOOD PLAINS, SOCIAL WELFARE, INVENTORY ANALYSIS, DAMAGE CONTROL, WEST VIRGINIA, COAL MINES.

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE