disaster mitigation

Taking Initiative: Building Disaster Resistant Communities

This video introduces the concept of disaster mitigation and explains how communities can take steps to reduce the impact of a natural disaster, such as changing how homes are constructed so they will not flood as easily.

Building Mitigation Success

A disaster survivor of Hurricane Sandy discusses the importance of following guidance and adhering to current building codes when building with disaster mitigation in mind.

Protecting Your Home or Small Business From Disaster (FEMA)

This course, from FEMA, explains the risks that home and small business owners face from disasters, and outlines steps that they can take to protect against or mitigate the effects of these disasters.

Hyogo Framework for Action: Disaster Risk Reduction

The Hyogo Framework explains how communities can plan and build in such a way as to reduce the risk from natural disasters.

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