Galveston hurricane of 1900
Research information regarding the Galveston hurricane of 1900. Describe howthe hurricane struck and what the results were. Compare
mitigation and recovery efforts during the response to Hurricane Andrew in 1992 and to today’s hurricanes to the response efforts during
the aftermath ofa hurricane in 1900. Make sure that you include the following information in your case study:
1. Compare past and present
legislation in effect to reduce the impacts of natural disasters such as hurricanes.
2. How is implementation oflegislation useful through
hazard mitigation planning involving emergency management agencies?
3. Compare and contrast the response efforts to the Galveston hurricane
of19OO to the response efforts after Hurricane Andrew. What has changed?
4. What is the future of hurricane disaster response and recovery