Natural Disaster Hazard Mitigation
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Online mapping site allows residents to search and prepare for local natural hazards

Online mapping site allows residents to search and prepare for local natural hazards | Natural Disaster Hazard Mitigation | Scoop.it
The "My Hazards" Web site empowers California residents to search and plan for natural hazards specific to their locality.
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Good for CA. Certainly needed elsewhere. Solid start but need more "hazards" listed, like landslides or tornadoes (if that's even possible).

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How Much Can (and Should) Government Protect People from Natural Disaster?

How Much Can (and Should) Government Protect People from Natural Disaster? | Natural Disaster Hazard Mitigation | Scoop.it

Good summationBy letting citizens live in vulnerable places even after disaster strikes, governments plant the seeds for future disasters.

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Good summation. Hazard mitigation requires difficult choices--financial, property ownership, land use, etc. At the top: politics.

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