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Flood Insurance as Hazard Mitigation; Assessing NFIP Issues

        

Flood Insurance as Hazard Mitigation; Assessing NFIP Issues

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The first part of the class describes the extent of losses from natural hazards, particularly flooding, and summarizes loss trends. This is followed by a review of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), including its role in mitigating natural hazards as well as the key elements of the program. Following this summary is a discussion of some of the shortcomings of the program. The second part of the class engages the students in a role-playing exercise designed to explore some of the key... More
Date Added to MERLOT: August 04, 2006
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 04, 2006
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Submitter: Don Beckering

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Primary Audience: College Upper Division
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Language: English
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