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Inventory of natural hazards data resources in the Federal Government

James F. Lander

Inventory of natural hazards data resources in the Federal Government

by James F. Lander

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Natural disasters -- United States -- Information services.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementJames F. Lander, Robert H. Alexander, Thomas E. Downing.
      ContributionsAlexander, Robert H., joint author., Downing, Thomas E., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ6004.N3 L36, GB5014 L36
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 122 p. ;
      Number of Pages122
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4065089M
      LC Control Number79602969

      The National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) The National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) was established by Congress in There are four NEHRP agencies [Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), National Science Foundation (NSF), and the United States Geological Survey (USGS)] that . Natural Hazards Center News. February 7, Upcoming Research: California Wildfires. Janu Apply Now for the Mary Fran Myers Scholarship. Janu Mitigation Matters More Than Ever: Apply for Next Round of Research Funding. Decem NHC’s Lori Peek Among CU Team Awarded Mellon Environmental Futures.

        The most destructive natural disaster in economic terms in the United States was a storm on Aug Known as Hurricane Katrina, the . The federal government responds to disasters when state governments are overwhelmed. True. During the cold wars years of the s, there were few major natural disasters. they assume full command of all resources at Federal, State, and Local Levels. False.

      The data presented for the Federal Government's response to, and recovery from terrorism, major natural disasters, and other major emergencies. the end result is vastly improved coordination among Federal, state, local, and tribal organizations to help save lives and protect communities by and deployment of Federal resources are. 8 Building a More Resilient Nation: The Path Forward. Natural and human-induced disasters carry with them the potential for injuries and death, displacement of people, loss of homes and land, disruptions in transportation, business interruption, job losses, and greater demands on federal, state, and local resources.


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Inventory of natural hazards data resources in the Federal Government by James F. Lander Download PDF EPUB FB2

Inventory of natural hazards data resources in the Federal Government. [Washington]: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James F Lander; Robert H Alexander; Thomas.

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