By Stephanie Sanok Kostro, Garrett Riba

This file examines the catastrophe resilience efforts of the administrative and legislative branches of presidency and public-private partnerships. Its suggestions are the fabricated from a sequence of dialogues hosted via the CSIS place of origin safety and Counterterrorism application and the Irene W. and C.B. Pennington starting place. Reflecting concepts, findings, and viewpoints gleaned from the sequence, the authors offer information for officers who need to make development in bolstering making plans, partnerships, and features to handle the genuine, localized, and typically devastating results of normal mess ups.

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Nearly a decade later, some affected communities are still recovering from the impact of the storm. 1 While hurricanes continue to strike the Gulf Coast, several other types of natural disasters combine to threaten communities across the nation year-round. These disasters have increasingly affected the well-being of individuals and families and hampered the ability of businesses, government, and other organizations to continue operating and providing essential services. The increase in the frequency and magnitude of disasters has severely stressed the resources of communities and the ability of the nation as a whole to rebound from such devastation.

Events resulting in more than $25 million in direct insured losses to property. 13. Munich Re, “2013 Natural Catastrophe Year in Review,” 37. 14. html. 15. Ibid. 16. gov/flood-insurance-reform. 17. J. David Cummins, Michael Suher, and George Zanjani, “Federal Financial Exposure to Natural Catastrophe Risk,” in Measuring and Managing Federal Financial Risk, ed. Deborah Lucas (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010), 62. 18. Daniel W. org/issues/green/report/2013/04/29/61633/disastrous-spending-federal-disaster-relief-expenditures-rise-amid-more-extreme-weather/.

Study participant, one-on-one, not-for-attribution interview, April 2014. 18. S. pdf. 19. Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014, Public Law No: 113-89, 128 STAT. 1026 (2014). 20. pdf. 21. The other program, the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant program, focuses primarily on repetitive loss buildings and structures. pdf. 22. 2 billion. pdf. 23. pdf. 24. gov/subcommittees/emdc/hearings/the-role-of-mitigation-in-reducing-federal-expenditures-for-disaster-response. 25. , 1. 26. pdf.

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