Raising to New Heights

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A home is elevated on pilings.
Mud City, N.J., Feb. 20, 2013 -- In Mud City, a home is elevated after being damaged by Hurricane Sandy in late October. The FEMA Building Science Branch develops and produces guidance that focuses on creating disaster resilient communities to reduce loss of life and property. Hazard mitigation information relating to rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy is available on FEMA's website at www.fema.gov. Photo by Sharon Karr/FEMA
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