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United States of America: 42 U.S.C.A. § 5133 Predisaster hazard mitigation

This statute provides that The President may establish a program to provide technical and financial assistance to states and local governments to assist in the implementation of predisaster hazard mitigation measures that are cost-effective and are designed to reduce injuries, loss of life, and damage and destruction of property. Section (f) deals with economics of disaster risk reduction. Section (k) deals with multihazard advisory maps.

Keywords

  • Themes:Community-based DRR, Disaster Risk Management, Economics of DRR, GIS & Mapping, Governance
  • Hazards:Flood
  • Countries/Regions:United States of America

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/28079

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