Reference Materials

Affordability of National Flood Insurance Premiums – Report 1

A Guide for Assessing Climate Change Risk

Achieving Resilience in Coastal Communities: Resources and Recommendations

Assessment of the Current State of the Market for Natural Catastrophe Insurance in the U.S.

Association of State Floodplain Managers

Beyond Katrina: Lessons in Creating Resilient Communities

Bracing for the Storm: How To Reform U.S. Disaster Policy To Prepare For A Riskier Future

Building Codes: The Foundation for Resilience report

Coastal Hazards Center

Comprehensive Reform Could Improve Solvency and Enhance Resilience

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute

Earthquake Risks around the U.S.: How to protect your property

Estimating the Effect of FORTIFIED Home™ Construction on Home Resale Value

Federal Alliance for Safe Homes - FLASH

FEMA "Safe Room Resources” P-388 CD (2015)

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency)

FEMA’s Mitigation Best Practices Portfolio

FEMA’s Natural Hazards and Sustainability for Residential Buildings Guidebook

Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center

From the extreme to the mean—Acceleration & tipping points of coastal inundation from sea level rise

Housing Policy

HUD’s National Disaster Resilience Competition

HUD’s National Disaster Resilience Competition Fact Sheet

Hurricane Sandy: Beach-Dune Performance Assessment of New Jersey Beach Profile Network Sites

Hurricanes: Science and Society

IBHS Report Rates Building Codes in 18 Coastal States (2015)

Impact 2011: Examining a Year of Catastrophes through the Lens of Resiliency

Insurance Against Extreme Events

Insurance Information Institute

Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety

Insuring Florida

Interior's Strategic Sciences Group report on scenarios of Hurricane Sandy's impacts

Louisiana's 2012 Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast

Making Homes More Resistant to Natural Disasters Tool Kit

Mitigation’s Value to Society Fact Sheet, FEMA

National Housing Conference

National Weather Service

Natural Defenses in Action: Harnessing Nature to Protect Our Communities

Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center

Recommendations for an Effective National Mitigation Effort (Funded by NEMA & FEMA)

Reduce Six Common Earthquake Risks for Less than $70

Resilience Strategies along the Rural–Urban Transect

Resilience Strategies for Communities at Risk

Returns on Resilience: The Business Case (2015)

South Carolina Safe Home

States At Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card

The Economic Risks of Climate Change to the United States

TORNADOES: Preparedness and Strong Construction Choices Can Save Lives

University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO)

US Army Corps of Engineers: North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study Report