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Local Government Financial Resilience and Preparation Before a Natural Disaster

November 28, 2017

This year’s U.S. Atlantic hurricane season is officially the most expensive ever, amounting to $202.6 billion in damages across the Atlantic basin. This record-breaking hurricane season brought some of the most catastrophic storms in recent memory. As Hurricane Katrina reshaped New Orleans in 2005, … Read more

An Information Tool for Post-Disaster Economic Recovery

September 6, 2011

Jonathan Morgan is a School of Government faculty member. North Carolina’s recent experience with Hurricane Irene focuses attention on the difficult challenge of rebuilding a local economy in the aftermath of a major natural disaster.  There has been no shortage of disasters–natural and man-made–t … Read more

A Message to Local Governments: School of Government Assistance Available

August 27, 2011

To North Carolina Local Governments Affected by Hurricane Irene: A Message from Senior Associate Dean Tom Thornburg The School of Government wishes to make you aware of expertise among our faculty and staff that may be valuable to you in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. Below are topics that we bel … Read more