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Main Title Planning for post-disaster recovery and reconstruction /
Author Schwab, James,
Publisher American Planning Association,
Year Published 1998
Report Number FEMA 421
OCLC Number 41402875
ISBN 1884829252; 9781884829253
Subjects Emergency management--United States ; Natural disasters--Government policy--United States--Planning ; Emergency management--United States--Case studies ; Disaster relief--United States--Case studies ; Natural disasters--Government policy--United States--Case studies ; Disaster Planning--organization & administration ; Relief Work--organization & administration ; Housing--standards ; Disaster relief--United States--Planning
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ELBM  NA9108.A545 1998 no.483-484 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 06/18/2012
Collation 346 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
Cover title. "December 1998." -- back cover. Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-324).
Contents Notes
This comprehensive handbook for disaster response and recovery can help community leaders and planners educate their constituencies on how informed decisions and choices can affect the rebuilding process and yield a safer, more sustainable community. It includes a primer in disaster operations, a planner's tool kit for both emergency and long-term measures, a section on hazard identification and risk assessment, and several comprehensive case studies. Foreward / by James L. Witt -- Preface / by Cecelia G. Rosenberg -- The role of planners in post-disaster reconstruction -- A primer in disaster operations -- Policies for guiding planning for post-disaster recovery -- The planning process -- A planner's tool kit -- Legal and financial issues -- Hazard identification and risk assessment -- Flood case study: Arnold, Missouri / by Jim Schwab -- Tornado case study: Plainfield, Illinois / by Jim Schwab -- Hurricane case study: Opal in the Florida Panhandle / by Richard A. Smith and Robert E. Deyle -- Wildfire case study: Oakland, California / by Kenneth C. Topping -- Earthquake case study: Loma Prieta in Santa Cruz and Watsonville, California / by Charles C. Eadie -- Reference list -- Glossary of key technical terms -- Disaster recovery programs, federal response plan -- Directory of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offices -- The Natural Hazards Element in the Growing Smart Legislative Guidebook.