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URS Corporation 



With its headquarters in San Francisco, URS Corporation is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. It has the capabilities to support every stage of the project lifecycle, from inception through start-up and operation to decommissioning and closure.  

The Company has approximately 48,000 employees across a network of offices in more than 40 countries. Key regions are the Americas, the UK, Asia-Pacific, Continental Europe, South Asia and the Middle East.

URS Scott Wilson becomes URS in January 2012.  One name the world over.

Further information
Regional focus All regions
Sector Science, assessment, monitoring and early warning
Transport, infrastructure and human settlements
Water resources
Adaptation delivery activity Climate-resilient development planning
Communications and awareness-raising
Disaster risk reduction
Knowledge management
Risk/vulnerability mapping
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Climate related risks and extreme events
Methods and tools
Technologies for adaptation
Climate hazards Drought
Storms/tropical cyclones
Operational scale Global

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