Creating Hazard Resilient Communities through Land-Use Planning

  title={Creating Hazard Resilient Communities through Land-Use Planning},
  author={Raymond J. Burby and Robert E. Deyle and David R. Godschalk and Robert Olshansky},
  journal={Natural Hazards Review},
The Second National Assessment on Natural and Related Technological Hazards calls land-use planning the single most promising approach for bringing about sustainable hazard mitigation. This article describes the essential elements of land-use planning for hazard mitigation. It highlights important choices involved in formulating planning processes, undertaking hazard assessments, and crafting programs to manage urban development so that it is more resilient to natural hazards. Research… 
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