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Title Natural hazard mitigation : recasting disaster policy and planning / David R. Godschalk [and others]
Published Washington, D.C. : Island Press, [1999]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 575 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Mitigating natural hazards: a national challenge -- Evolving mitigation policy directions -- Florida after Hurricane Andrew -- Missouri after the midwest floods of 1993 -- Iowa after the midwest floods of 1993 -- California after the Loma Prieta and Northridge earthquakes -- Massachusetts after Hurricane Bob and other storms -- Tennessee after a series of floods and storms -- State hazard mitigation plans: falling short of their potential -- The hazard mitigation grant program: scattered spending -- State implementation of natural disaster mitigation policy: a flawed system --Ethical guidelines for hazard mitigation -- Natural hazard mitigation: planning for sustainable communities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Hazard mitigation -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Disaster relief -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Natural disasters -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Assistance in emergencies -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Godschalk, David R.
ISBN 9781610912891 (electronic bk.)
1610912896 (electronic bk.)