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Editors: Russell M. Trevino
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Through a process of stakeholder meetings, review of previous reports and extensive correspondence with communities, 178 Alaska communities were found to have reported erosion problems. This book presents the results of the Alaska Baseline Erosion Assessment (BEA), a combination of study efforts specifically funded by the U.S. Congress, and describes how those results were attained. Specifically, this book reports on the flooding and erosion threats that Alaska Native villages currently face, the federal programs that are available to assist villages facing potential disasters, the status of village relocation efforts and how federal assistance to relocating villages is prioritized. This book has been prepared with the intent of providing information to Federal, State, Tribal and local decisionmakers that can assist them in making informed decisions about erosion issues in Alaska and in developing strategies and plans for addressing those issues. This book consists of public documents which have been located, gathered, combined, reformatted, and enhanced with a subject index, selectively edited and bound to provide easy access.


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Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1. Alaska Baseline Erosion Assessment, pp. 1-59
(U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Study Findings and Technical Report, Alaska District)

Chapter 2. Alaska Native Villages: Limited Progress Has Been Made on Relocating Villages Threatened by Flooding and Erosion, pp. 61-109
(U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO))

Chapter 3. The State and Federal Response to Storm Damage and Erosion in Alaska's Coastal Villages, pp. 111-115
(Testimony of The Village of Unalakleet, Presented by Steve Ivanoff, before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs)

Chapter 4. The State and Federal Response to Storm Damage and Erosion in Alaska's Coastal Villages, pp. 117-122
(Testimony of John W. Madden, Director Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Dept. of Military and Veterans Affairs, State of Alaska)

Chapter 5. The State and Federal Response to Storm Damage and Erosion in Alaska's Coastal Villages, pp. 123-128
(Statement of Brigadier General John W. Peabody, Division Engineer, Pacific Ocean Division)

Chapter 6. The State and Federal Response to Storm Damage and Erosion in Alaska's Coastal Villages, pp. 129-135
(Testimony of Susan K. Reinertson, Regional Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Region 10, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security)

Chapter 7. The State and Federal Response to Storm Damage and Erosion in Alaska's Coastal Villages, pp. 137-148
(Testimony of The Shishmaref Erosion and Relocation Coalition before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs)

Chapter Sources pp.147-148

Index pp.149-156

   Series:
      Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011 - 1st Quarter
   Pages: 6 x 9 156.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-60876-890-5
   Status: AV
  
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