From the Congressional Research Service: Options for Making Flood Insurance More Affordable (39 pp).
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Just out, this 5 page report from the Congressional Research Service: Recent Funding Increases for FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance
From TheConversation: 2022’s US climate disasters, from storms and floods to heat waves and droughts.
Another article on the report from HSToday: Disaster Recovery Funding Slow to Reach Affected Communities. According to GAO’s analysis of available data as of August 2022, the application processing and preconstruction phases of Texas’s Homeowner Assistance Programs each took longer than construction.
From the UCL Press: free book to download. Invisible Reconstruction; Cross-disciplinary responses to natural, biological and man-made disasters. (382 pp)
NOTE: The Diva is not familiar with either the publisher or the book. You are on your own for this one!