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National Population, Economic, and Infrastructure Impacts of Pandemic Influenza with Strategic Recommendations

Results of NISAC’s two-year study on the potential impacts of pandemic influenza in the United States were published in October 2007 and released to the public in 2008. The summary report and supplemental analysis reports can be downloaded from the column to the right. Pandemic Influenza Impact on Workforce and Critical Infrastructure NISAC models have been enhanced to simulate multiscale epidemiology and the public health...

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Cascadia Analysis

Cascadia Analysis

In 1700, the Pacific Northwest experienced an earthquake and tsunami event that rivals the 2011 Tōhoku, Japan, earthquake and tsunami. A catastrophic earthquake of this magnitude along the Cascadia fault off the coast of Oregon and Washington is estimated to occur every 500 years. To support Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and local planners, NISAC analyzed the possible direct and cascading impacts from a magnitude 9.0...

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