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Achieving Disaster Resilience in U.S. Communities

Executive Branch, Congressional, and Private-Sector Efforts

Stephanie Sanok Kostro and Garrett Riba

This report examines the disaster resilience efforts of the executive and legislative branches of government and public-private partnerships. Its recommendations are the product of a series of dialogues hosted by the CSIS Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program and the Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Foundation. Reflecting thoughts, findings, and viewpoints gleaned from the series, the authors provide guidance for officials who want to make progress in bolstering planning, partnerships, and capabilities to address the real, localized, and oftentimes devastating effects of natural disasters. « less more »
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers / Center for Strategic & International Studies
Pages: 52Size: 8 1/2 x 11
978-1-4422-4037-7 • Paperback • October 2014 • $47.00 • (£31.95)
978-1-4422-4038-4 • eBook • October 2014 • $46.99 • (£31.95)
Series: CSIS Reports
Stephanie Sanok Kostro was acting director of the Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program at CSIS. Garrett Riba is a consultant with the Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program at CSIS.