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Uploaded on Jul 27, 2011

When an Allenstown NH neighborhood experienced repeated flooding, the town applied for hazard mitigation funding to buy at risk properties and create open space. This allows the flood plain to function without obstructions.

 
 

Uploaded on Oct 26, 2011

FEMA's Mitigation Division explains the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and the standards communities can maintain to qualify for the program.

 
 

Uploaded on Jan 26, 2010

After a devastating flood in September 2009, an Atlanta family took a dramatic step. By raising its home by eight feet, the family hopes to protect its home against future flood damage.
 
 

Uploaded on May 26, 2010

Iowa City was the first community in Iowa to purchase homes as a result of the 2008 flood through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, which provides grants to states and local governments to reduce the effect of future disasters. This video is on the demolition of one of the houses located by the Cedar River. This house was demolished and will become green space while enlarging the park and providing access to the river.

 
 

Uploaded on Feb 10, 2010

Gloucester County, Virginia, homeowner Bain Schultz talks about how effective her home elevation has been.
 
 

Uploaded on Feb 10, 2010

FEMA and VDEM organized a door to door outreach campaign in the Ocean View neighborhood of Norfolk, Virginia, to educate renters on the availability of flood insurance.
 
 

Uploaded on May 3, 2008

This video disscusses the importance to hazard mitigation planning before disasters strike, so that the recovery time is less and it also helps to unite the communities. The four phases of mitigation planning are discussed.
 

Uploaded on May 3, 2008

 
 

Uploaded on May 3, 2008

The discussion to update and digitize the current flood insurance maps. The benefits of map modernization and the usefulness of the Map Service Center for making aps available online.
  

Uploaded on May 3, 2008

 
 

Uploaded on May 3, 2008

Growth—Problem or Opportunity?
"Nearly half of what will be the built environment in 2030 doesn't even exist today, giving the current generation a vital opportunity to shape future development."  - Nelson 2004
 

Uploaded on May 3, 2008

 

Uploaded on May 3, 2008

 

Uploaded on May 3, 2008

 
 
 
 
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Published on Jun 8, 2012

Terry Fowler of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District explains the difference between structural and non-structural flood risk management measures.

 
 

Published on Jun 8, 2012

Rob Lowinski of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District explains the concept of flood risk management.

 
 

Published on Jun 8, 2012

Rob Lowinski of the US Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District explains the misnomer of the "100 year flood."

 
 

Published on Jun 8, 2012

Bob Selsor of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District explains how benefits and costs are factored into studies on flood risk management measures.