NHMA: THE STRONG ACT OF 2012

NHMA provides comments to Senator Kerry’s Office on the draft STRONG Act

THE STRONG ACT OF 2012:
STRENGTHENING THE RESILIENCY OF OUR NATION ON THE GROUND
Extreme weather is, and will continue to be, a major challenge for our nation. In the past 30 years, there have been more than 130 weather-related disasters in the United States that each generated at least $1 billion in damages. Most recently, Hurricane Sandy devastated the eastern United States, resulting in more than 100 deaths, the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, power outages affecting more than 8.5 million homes…read more