Disaster Resilience After Hurricane Sandy: Enhancement Efforts, Use of Funds, and National Mitigation Framework

Johnathan Carr

Series: Natural Disaster Research, Prediction and Mitigation
BISAC: NAT023000




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The Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 appropriated about $50 billion for recovery from Hurricane Sandy, part of which was intended for disaster resilience and hazard mitigation. This book reviews federal efforts to strengthen disaster resilience during Hurricane Sandy recovery. It addresses how federal recovery funds were used to enhance resilience; the extent to which states and localities were able to maximize federal funding to enhance resilience; and actions that could enhance resilience for future disasters.
(Imprint: Nova)


Hurricane Sandy: An Investment Strategy Could Help the Federal Government Enhance National Resilience for Future Disasters
(United States Government Accountability Office)

National Mitigation Framework
(U.S. Department of Homeland Security)


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