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FEMA to Play Long-Term Role in Recovery from Harvey


  • Rachel Brasier
  • Jesse B. Thompson


Federal disaster assistance following Hurricane Harvey has emphasized immediate recovery costs but will likely shift its focus to infrastructure improvements. The timeline for FEMA?s aid program appears to be evolving while increasingly frequent extreme weather events test local disaster-management planning.

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  • Rachel Brasier & Jesse B. Thompson, 2018. "FEMA to Play Long-Term Role in Recovery from Harvey," Southwest Economy, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, issue Q2, pages 15-17.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:feddse:00131

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