Hurricane Damage Mitigation Planning

by Lee E. Koppelman, Long Island Regional Planning Board, Hauppauge, NY, USA,
DeWitt S. Davies, Long Island Regional Planning Board, Hauppauge, NY, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '87

Abstract: A variety of responses are available to reduce or mitigate the destructive forces of hurricanes. This paper is a summary of the plans developed for Long Island to help prepare the coastal communities in their responsibilities to protect life and property.

Subject Headings: Hurricanes and typhoons | Damage (structural) | Islands | Lifeline systems | Coastal management | Environmental issues | North America | United States | New York

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