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Holistic Disaster Recovery: Ideas for Building Local Sustainability After a Natural Disaster (1st revision).


Holistic Disaster Recovery: Ideas for Building Local Sustainability After a Natural Disaster (1st revision).

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This handbook was originally produced in 2001 as a guide for local practitioners on how to build sustainability into a community during the recovery period after a disaster. In the fall of 2005, after witnessing the catastrophic devastation of the Gulf Coast of the United States from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and as the nation was embarking on a recovery period of unprecedented scale in its history, the Natural Hazards Center took a second look at Holistic Disaster Recovery and how it could be improved to help communities take a comprehensive and long-term approach to recovery.

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Natural Hazards Center. 2006. Holistic Disaster Recovery: Ideas for Building Local Sustainability After a Natural Disaster (1st revision). Fairfax, VA:Public Entity Risk Institute.

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