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FEMA Case Study Library

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Loss Avoidance Study: Sonoma County California Structure Elevation Mitigation

Study Summary Study Area – Sonoma County, CA along the Russian River basin and tributaries

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

Loss Avoidance Study: Iowa Flood Reduction Projects

Study Summary Study Area – Black Hawk, Carroll, Clayton, Des Moines, Hancock, Johnson, Lee, Polk, and Winnebago Counties in Iowa&nb

Loss Avoidance Study: Iowa Building Modification Projects

Study Summary Study Area – Iowa Hazard Type – Riverine Flooding

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