NATURAL HAZARD MITIGATION SAVES:
An Independent Study to Assess the Future Savings from Mitigation Activities

 

Volume 1 Findings, Conclusions, and Recommendations

 

 
Volume 2 − Study Documentation (the links below take you to the chapters)

                  Front Matter
                 
Chapter 1 - Introduction
                 
Chapter 2 - Principles and Definitions
                 
Chapter 3 - Data Collection, Processing and Analysis
                 
Chapter 4 - Methods of Analysis
                 
Chapter 5 - Community Studies Results
                 
Chapter 6 - Benefit-Cost Analysis of FEMA Mitigation Grants
                 
Chapter 7 - Study Findings
                 
Appendix A - Project Participants and ATC IPRT Endorsement
                 
Appendix B - Community Studies: Guidelines and Specifications
                 
Appendix C - Demographic Characteristics of Communities
                 
Appendix D - Assumptions and Limitations
                 
Appendix E - Casualty Estimation Methodology
                 
Appendix F - HAZUSMH Injuries and the Abbreviated Injury Scale
                 
Appendix G - Property Loss Estimation - Flood
                 
Appendix H - Property and Casualty Loss Estimation - Tornado
                 
Appendix I  - Business Interruption Benefits
                 
Appendix J  - Environmental and Historic Benefit Estimation
                 
Appendix K - Process Grant Benefit Estimation
                 
Appendix L - Base-Isolated Building Loss Estimation
                 
Appendix M - Debris Flow Damage Estimation
                 
Appendix N - Four Methods to Select Sample and Scale-up Benefit
                 
Appendix O - Community Selection Process
                 
Appendix P - Bibliography of Community Documents
                 
Appendix Q - Project Impact
                 
Appendix R - Combined Sampling and Modeling Uncertainty
                 
Appendix S - Validation and Quality Control
                 
References
                 
Glossary

 

Volume 2 − Study Documentation (condensed)

                Chapters 1 through 7

                Appendices A through S

                References and Glossary