Storms Over the Urban Forest: Planning, Responding, and Regreening - A Community Guide to Natural Disaster Relief (Google eBook)

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DIANE Publishing, Jul 1, 1996 - 152 pages
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Provides crucial information on the preparation for natural disasters striking urban forests in large cities and small communities. Describes three chronological action phases for natural disasters: 1. preparation (planning and warning activities), 2. response (immediate activity during and after natural disasters), and 3. recovery (activities to regain or improve upon pre-disaster conditions). Identifies the steps required to develop and implement plans in local communities. Black and white photos of disaster scenes and detailed plan guides.
  

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Page 78 - Major disaster" means any hurricane, tornado, storm, flood, high water, wind-driven water, tidal wave, tsunami, earthquake, volcanic eruption, landslide, mudslide, snowstorm, drought, fire, explosion, or other catastrophe in any part of the United States which, in the determination of the President, causes damage of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant major disaster assistance under...
Page 78 - ... explosion, in any part of the United States, which in the determination of the President causes damage of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant major disaster assistance under this Act to supplement the efforts and available resources of States, local governments, and disaster relief organizations in alleviating the damage, loss, hardship, or suffering caused thereby.
Page 35 - What does he plant who plants a tree? He plants, in sap and leaf and wood, . In love of home and loyalty And far-cast thought of civic good — His blessings on the neighborhood, Who in the hollow of His hand Holds all the growth of all our land — A nation's growth from sea to sea Stirs in his heart who plants a tree.
Page 78 - An emergency would be redefined to mean "any occasion or instance for which, in the determination of the President, Federal assistance is needed to supplement State and local efforts and capabilities to save lives and to protect property, public health and safety or to lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe in any part of the United States.
Page 134 - REGION IX (American Samoa, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands) — 71 Stevenson St.
Page 78 - Act defines an emergency as any occasion or instance for which, in the determination of the President, federal assistance is needed to supplement state and local efforts and capabilities to save lives and to protect property and public health and safety, or to lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe in any part of the United States.
Page 139 - Governor's Office of Emergency Management State Office Park South 107 Pleasant Street Concord, New Hampshire 03301...
Page 75 - IMS 411 Building with Trees Awards of Excellence Through the Building with Trees Awards of Excellence, the National Arbor Day Foundation (in cooperation with the National Association of Home Builders and Firewise Communities) recognizes builders and developers who save trees during construction and land development. A jury of developers and urban forestry professionals judge the entries on criteria such as: creativity and attention to protecting trees during planning, design and construction...
Page 128 - Division Michigan Department of Natural Resources Stevens T. Mason Building, Box 30028 Lansing, Ml 48909 (517)373-1275 State Forester Division of Forestry Box 44, DNR Building 500 Lafayette Road St.
Page 35 - Send your $10 contribution to 10 Trees for Wildlife, The National Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City, NE 68410.

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