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Interagency Hazard Mitigation Team Report: In Response to the Aug. 24, 1992 Disaster Declaration for the State of Florida (Hurricane Andrew (HA)
Mary Hudak (ed.). On Aug. 24, 1992, HA made landfall on the SE coast of FL & caused a path of destruction across the state & 43 deaths. The $20 billion estimate of damages makes HA the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history. An Interagency Hazard Mitigation Team (IHMT) was convened by FEMA & FL DEM to better focus on mitigation measures most likely to reduce damages from future disasters. IHMT members used a scenario of a hurricane striking the same area of South FL 20 years in the future. Recommendations: bldg. codes, standards & practices; coastal & floodplain mgmt.; pre- & post-disaster planning; infrastructure; marine issues; ag./secondary effects; & environ. issues. Illus.
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