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Mitigating the Risk from Coastal Hazards: Strategies & Concepts for Recovery from the December 26, 2004 Tsunami

This report presents strategies, concepts and options for the recovery and redevelopment of areas damaged by the December 26, 2004 tsunami. Particular emphasis is placed on the use of scientifically based hazard mitigation measures for siting and construction in conjunction with flexible implementation strategies in the land use and construction process. It is believed th at the technically based standards will protect the public to a greater degree from future flooding and wave events, while the flexible strategies will ease and expedite implementation and overall recovery.
Strategies & Concepts for Recovery from the December 26, 2004 Tsunami
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Publication Date
January 2005