Title:Natural Hazard Mitigation: Recasting Disaster Policy and Planning Author(s): By David R. Godschalk, Timothy Beatley, Philip Berke, David J.
Brower, and Edward J. Kaiser Price: $50.00 (Paperback) Buy it!
This landmark book describes and anlyzes the way that hazard mitigation has been carried out in the United States under our national disaster law, the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. The book provides a candid look at the disconnect between implementation actions and mitigation plans. The book provides an informative and eye-opening examination for planners, policymakers, students of planning and geography, and professionals working for government agencies that deal with natural hazards.