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FEMA 488, Mitigation Assessment Team Report: Hurricane Charley in Florida (2005)

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This report summarizes the observations, conclusions, and recommendations of the Mitigation Assessment Team (MAT) deployed by FEMA on August 19, 2004, in response to Hurricane Charley. The team assessed damage across the width of the storm track, from its landfall near the communities on Sanibel and Captiva Islands to inland areas around Orlando. The MAT visited the following towns: Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Punta Gorda Isles, Sanibel Island, Captiva Island, North Captiva Island, Fort Myers Beach, Bokeelia/Pine Island, Cape Coral, Arcadia, Gardner, Zolfo Springs, Wauchula, Bowling Green, Fort Meade, Lake Wales, and Orlando.

A Power Point presentation of the MAT report can be downloaded, in PDF format, by going to http://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/27457.

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Mitigation Assessment Team Report: Hurricane Charley in Florida (Hardcopy)
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