An overview of the impact of Hurricane Harvey on chemical and process facilities in Texas

@article{Qin2020AnOO,
  title={An overview of the impact of Hurricane Harvey on chemical and process facilities in Texas},
  author={Rongshui Qin and Nima Khakzad and Jiping Zhu},
  journal={International journal of disaster risk reduction},
  year={2020},
  volume={45},
  pages={101453}
}
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