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Coastal Barrier Resources Act (CBRA) Fact Sheet

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The Coastal Barrier Resources Act (CBRA) protects coastal areas that serve as barriers against wind and tidal forces caused by coastal storms, and serve as habitat for aquatic species. This fact sheet outlines the responsibilities and restrictions that various programs within FEMA have under CBRA.