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Main Title Natural hazard mitigation : recasting disaster policy and planning /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Godschalk, David R.
Publisher Island Press,
Year Published 1999
OCLC Number 39458957
ISBN 1559636025 (pbk : alk. paper)
Subjects Disaster relief--Law and legislation--United States ; Natural disasters--Law and legislation--United States ; Assistance in emergencies--United States
Additional Subjects United States--Federal Emergency Management Agency
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAM  KF3750.N38 1999 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 09/05/2003
ESAM  KF3750.N38 1999 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 06/04/1999
Collation xvi, 575 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
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.