Study finds that proactive home buyouts provide financial benefits, reduce flood damage, and protect homeowners
Jun. 16, 2020—Analysis by civil and environmental engineer Janey Camp shows that proactive home buyout programs can mitigate flood damage and protect communities better than damage reduction programs.
Sep. 17, 2018—In recognition of National Preparedness Month, the Federal Emergency Management Agency will perform a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alert on Oct. 3.
Sep. 13, 2017—A number of Vanderbilt professors can provide interviews about rethinking how and why we rebuild after disasters, designing policies to keep Americans safe and predicting extreme weather impacts.
Mar. 29, 2013—Losing experienced employees from federal service jobs can have serious consequences, and there's a good way to lessen the chances of that happening, a new study shows.
Sep. 26, 2011—Vanderbilt University researcher James Fraser has done extensive research on FEMA, buyouts and flood mitigation policies and is available to talk to media about the recent freeze on FEMA funding.