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  • Telling the Tale of Disaster Resistance: A Guide to Capturing and Communicating the Story

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    This guidebook provides some of the “best practices” of those who have promoted disaster-resistance efforts throughout the country. This publication provides a step-by-step guide on how to document disaster-resistance efforts, offers guidance for developing story leads, researching and documenting projects, and creating and promoting a finished product. If you’ve never told a disaster-resistance story, we hope you’ll use this guide as a starting point. If you’re already promoting disaster-resistance efforts, we hope this book will add to what you already know... and can pass on to others.
  • This is FEMA

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    Every year, disasters put millions of Americans in danger and destroy billions of dollars worth of property. But every year, all year, FEMA is on the job — helping communities reduce their risk, helping emergency officials prepare for any hazard or helping people get back on their feet after their lives are disrupted by a disaster. FEMA’s mission is to lead the effort to prepare the nation for all potential disasters and to manage the federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident — whether natural or man-made.
  • Developing a Hazardous Materials Exercise Program

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    This handbook was prepared as guidance by the National Response Team to provide State and local governments with practical advice for developing a comprehensive hazardous materials exercise program.
  • After a Flood: The First Steps

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    Your home has been flooded. Although floodwaters may be down in some areas, many dangers still exist. This brochure advises homeowners of some things to remember in the days ahead.
  • ArcGIS 9 Media Kit

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    This media kit contains everything you need to install and use ESRI Arcview single use software.
  • Coastal Construction Manual Brochure

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    This brochure briefly explains that the Coastal Construction manual provides a comprehensive approach to sensible development in coastal areas based on guidance from over 200 experts in building science, coastal hazard mitigation, and building codes and regulatory requirements.
  • Disaster Preparedness

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    This publication contains radio public service announcements (PSAs) to inform the public about the risk of natural disasters, how to respond to those disasters and what to do after a disaster has occurred.
  • Emergency Management Guide for Business and Industry

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    This guide provides step-by-step advice to organizations on how to create and maintain a comprehensive emergency management program.
  • Evaluation of Erosion Hazards

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    This document discusses the effects of erosion, the risks posed to coastal homeowners and businesses by erosion and makes recommendations for possible courses of action to reduce these risks.
  • FEMA for Help Call: (Spanish Wallet Card)

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    This is a wallet card containing contact information, a phone number, for those Spanish speaking individuals in need of disaster assistance so that they may apply for available assistance.
  • FEMA L-235, Homeowner's Guide to Retrofitting (2009)

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    This brochure presents a brief overview of the information in FEMA P-312, Homeowner's Guide to Retrofitting using photographs and illustrations.
  • FEMA Survival Spots

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    This publication contains radio public service announcements (PSAs) and their scripts to inform the public about the risk of natural disasters, how to respond to those disasters and what to do after a disaster has occurred.
  • Flood Insurance Manual

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    The Flood Insurance Manual is used primarily by insurance companies and agents writing flood insurance.
  • Further Advice on Executive Order 11988 Floodplain Management

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    This is a training document designed to assist agencies with the implementation of Executive Order 11988.
  • Guide for Flood Flow Frequency

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    This guide describes the data and procedures for computing floodflow- frequency curves where systematic stream gaging records are of sufficient length (at least 10 years) to warrant statistical analysis as a basis for determination. The procedures do not cover watersheds where floodflows are appreciably altered by reservoir regulation or where the possibility of unusual events, such as dam failures, must be considered. The guide was specifically developed for the treatment of annual flood peak discharge.
  • Handbook of Chemical Hazard Analysis Procedures (with ARCHIE software)

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    This document has several objectives, one of which is to expand NRT-1 and the Technical Guidance on Hazards Analysis document by including information on explosive, flammable, reactive and otherwise dangerous chemicals.
  • Hazardous Materials Exercise Evaluation Methodology (HM-EEM) Evaluation Forms

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    This document serves as a guidance companion to the HM-EEM document. These two documents together provide guidance and forms for conducting evaluations of hazardous materials preparedness plans and exercises.
  • HAZUS-MH MR1

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    Contains an explanation for the updates included first maintenance release for the HAZUS-MH software such as: Updated Earthquake, Hurricane, and Flood Models.
  • FEMA for Help Call: (Wallet Card)

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    This is a wallet card containing contact information, a phone number, for those in need of disaster assistance so that they may apply for available assistance.
  • Building Partnerships to Reduce Hazard Risks: Tips for Community Officials, Colleges and Universities

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    This brochure illustrates how partnerships between institutions of higher learning and State and local governments can benefit students, constituents and the public by pooling resources and information.

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