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"What We Learned From Hurricane Floyd"
Author: Harrell, George W.
Published In: Facilities Manager
Date: November/December 2000

Describes how East Carolina University dealt with Hurricane Floyd in September 1999 which, in combination with Hurricane Dennis two weeks earlier, resulted in severe flooding.  Describes campus damage, Emergency Response Team's actions, and lessons learned, which focus on such considerations as the ability to sustain emergency operations over an extended period, emergency management procedures, coping with continuously changing priorities, fitting plan to circumstances, communication,  and designating a "FEMA expert" on staff.

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