Sandy Recovery Improvement Act and Supplementary Funding for Disaster Relief

Magnus Hassan (Editor)

Series: Natural Disaster Research, Prediction and Mitigation, Laws and Legislation
BISAC: LAW092000


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Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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Given its size, strength, location and the enormity of its impact, Hurricane Sandy was a storm of historic proportions and importance. The damage inflicted by this huge storm rivaled the damages of the Gulf Coast storms during the summer of 2005, particularly due to the population density and overall development of the areas that received the brunt of the storm’s impact. As with other major natural disaster events, members of Congress responded to Hurricane Sandy by holding a series of hearings, visiting the affected region, and introducing and acting on legislation. This book examines the potential effects of the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013 on disaster assistance procedures and programs. Part of the legislative intent of the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act is to streamline administrative procedures and improve the effectiveness of several disaster assistance programs authorized by the Stafford Act. (Imprint: Novinka )


Analysis of the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013
(Jared T. Brown, Francis X. McCarthy, Edward C. Liu, CRS)

FY2013 Supplemental Funding for Disaster Relief
(William L. Painter, Jared T. Brown, CRS)


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