Natural Hazard Mitigation Recasting Disaster Policy and Planning

ISBN-10: 1559636025
ISBN-13: 9781559636025
Edition: 4th 1998
List price: $60.00
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Description: This text offers an informative examination of natural hazard mitigation for planners, policymakers, students, and professionals that work in this field. The topics include guidelines for hurricanes, floods and earthquakes.

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Book details

List price: $60.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 12/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 591
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

This text offers an informative examination of natural hazard mitigation for planners, policymakers, students, and professionals that work in this field. The topics include guidelines for hurricanes, floods and earthquakes.

List of Figures and Tables
Preface
Coping with Floods, Earthquakes, and Hurricanes: U.S. Hazard Mitigation Policy
Mitigating Natural Hazards: A National Challenge
Evolving Mitigation Policy Directions
Mitigation in Action: Six Disaster Cases
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
Assessing the National Mitigation System
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
Recasting the National Mitigation System
Ethical Guidelines for Hazard Mitigation
Natural Hazard Mitigation: Planning for Sustainable Communities
About the Authors
Index

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