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David Godschalk

David Godschalk was an emeritus faculty member in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Natural Hazard Mitigation

Natural Hazard Mitigation

Recasting Disaster Policy And Planning

The first half of the 1990s saw the largest and most costly floods, hurricanes, and earthquakes in the history of the United States. While natural hazards cannot be prevented, their human impacts can be greatly reduced through advance action that...