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FEMA Case Study Library

Browse case study reports and best practice articles from across FEMA's areas of expertise. You can search by title or keywords, select additional content filters, or jump to a collection.


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Loss Avoidance Study: Eastern Missouri, Building Acquisition

Study Summary Study Area – Eight counties in eastern Missouri Hazard Type – Flood

Loss Avoidance Study: Higher Regulatory Standards, 2013 Colorado Floods

Study Summary Study Area – Colorado’s Front Range of the Rocky Mountains in 18 counties (study focused on three counties with the m

Forecasting Dangerous Wildland Fire Behavior

Grant Number: EMW-2015-FP-00888Principle Investigator: Janice Coen, Ph.D.University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

Fighting Cancer in the Fire Service

Grant Number: EMW-2014-FP-00200Principle Investigator: Jefferey L. Burgess, M.D., M.S., M.P.H.University of Arizona

Emerging Hazards of Battery Energy Storage System Fires

Grant Number: EMW-2016-FP-00833Principle Investigator: Ofodike Ezekoye Ph.D., P.E.University of Texas at Austin

How Clean is Clean Fire Protective Clothing?

Grant Number: EMW-2014-FP-00403Principle Investigator: Casey Grant, P.E.Fire Protection Research Foundation

Fire Department Goes High Tech To Save Lives

Newport Beach Fire Department NEWPORT BEACH, CA -- With a 2002 Fire Prevention and Safety grant from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program, the Newport Beach Fire Department (NBFD) developed the Newport Beach Safety Ladder, an interactive and

Hospital Helps Kids With Grant Money

Riley Hospital for Children INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- Riley Hospital for Children is Indiana's only comprehensive children's hospital that provides medical care for the most challenging of pediatric patients nationwide.

House-to-House Fire Risk Assessments

Berkeley Fire Department BERKELEY, CA -- The Berkeley Hills area of California is also known as the "hazardous hills" because its hot, dry climate and vegetation puts it at high risk of wildfires.

Web-based Training Helps Arson Investigation

International Association of Arson Investigators, Inc. BRIDGETON, MO -- With primary funding support provided by the AFG's Fire Prevention Grant, the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI) has developed a distance learning system to