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FEMA Case Study Library

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Loss Avoidance Study: Broward County, FL Hurricane Wind Mitigation Projects

Study Summary Study Area – Broward County Hazard Type – Hurricane wind

Loss Avoidance Study: Wisconsin Property Acquisition and Structure Demolition

Study Summary Study Area – Kenosha, Jefferson, and Crawford Counties, WIHazard Type – Riverine Flooding

Loss Avoidance Study: Cities of Issaquah and Stanwood, WA Drainage Improvement Projects

Study Summary Study Area – City of Issaquah and City of Stanwood, WAHazard Type – Riverine Flood

Loss Avoidance Study: Oregon Property Acquisition and Structure Elevation

Study Summary  Study Area – City of Tillamook, OR  Hazard Type – Flood 

Loss Avoidance Study: City of Snoqualmie, WA

Study Summary Study Area – City of Snoqualmie, WAHazard Type – Flood

Loss Avoidance Study: Southern California Flood Control Mitigation

Study Summary Study Area – Southern California counties designated in 1577-DR-CA or 1585-DR-CA (Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San

Loss Avoidance Study: Sonoma County California Structure Elevation Mitigation

This study evaluated 197 elevation projects in northern California following winter floods in 2006

Loss Avoidance Study: Northern California Flood Control Mitigation

Study Summary Study Area – Northern California (five counties)Hazard Type – Flood

Loss Avoidance Study: Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson Counties, MS

Study Summary Study Area – Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson Counties, MSHazard Type – Flood and wind

Loss Avoidance Study: Jefferson Parish, LA

Flooding because of Hurricane Study Summary Study Area – West Bank area of Je