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Accession Number PB2013-102040
Title Federal Involvement in Flood Response and Flood Infrastructure Repair: Storm Sandy Recovery, October 31, 2012.
Publication Date Oct 2012
Media Count 12p
Personal Author N. T. Carter
Abstract This report first provides a primer on federal flood policy. The remainder of the report describes the federal role in emergency flood response and post-disaster repair and rehabilitation of flood protection measures. This report will help answer the following questions: Which federal programs can assist with floodfighting. Which federal programs can assist with repairing damaged dunes, levees, and flood control works. What are the flood policy and funding issues that may arise during recovery from Storm Sandy.
Keywords Federal Emergency Management Agency(FEMA)
Federal resources
Flood control
Public safety
Storm Sandy
United States
Weather hazards

Source Agency Congressional Research Service
NTIS Subject Category 91I - Emergency Services & Planning
70F - Public Administration & Government
43D - Police, Fire, & Emergency Services
55C - Meteorological Data Collection, Analysis, & Weather Forecast
Corporate Author Congressional Research Service, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Rept. to Congress.
NTIS Issue Number 1304
Contract Number N/A

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