Edward Hecker

Edward Hecker
US Army Corps of Engineers · Institute for Water Resources

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Publications (8)
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Driving Decision Making for Short or Long-Term Solutions”, David Vaughn, Ed Hecker and Doug Bellomo provide a thoughtful, straightforward, practical and locally based approach to developing community by creating resilient economic, social and environmental systems based on years of work with federal, state and local decision-makers. Their approach...
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The cost of disaster response is a rising trend, which is predicted to continue to rise in the coming years. When federal funds are appropriated for recovery, the burden associated with the rebuilding of communities is shared by all Americans. Public and private sector infrastructure owners need to improve brittle 19th and 20th century structures a...
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The Infrastructure Security Partnership (TISP) has embarked on a campaign over the last two years to improve the disaster resilience and economic stability of communities and the critical infrastructure and supply chains they depend upon. Our plan will employ current best practice methodologies, using all-hazards and economic development approaches...
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A TISP Working Group is developing a plan to address the following problems: 1. An escalating and shifting threat/hazard environment coupled with where humans are migrating; 2. Uneven or nonexistent planning to mitigate threats/ hazards to the built environment and social, governance and service delivery no consensus on a processes and incentives/d...
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Since 1998, the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has been responsible for managing activities of the Civil Military Emergency Preparedness (CMEP) programme, in Europe and Central Asia. CMEP supports international partner nations' national and regional strategies related to disaster preparedness and consequence management for all hazards including...
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The United States has experienced a series of major disasters that have accumulated a total cost, measured in lives lost (or changed forever) and public/private expenditures of funds, of an overwhelming magnitude. With this magnitude of disasters, new ways of addressing disaster response, recovery, and mitigation are being aggressively pursued by e...

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The NHMA promotes natural hazard risk reduction and climate adaption through planning, adaption, and mitigation. The NHMA is comprised of practitioners, academics, government officials, and community members to create a "Whole Community" forum to: - Share ideas and experiences - Develop a thoughtful and unified voice - Promote a greater awareness of the social, economic, and environmental components of safe and resilient development - create a more equitable, safe, and sustainable hazard mitigation programs so that foreseeable natural events do not become disasters. This project was developed to share the body of knowledge created overtime with the community as a whole, to educate stakeholders, and to inform decision makers on how policies / programs can be improved to better support society as a whole.