In his mid-January "Investing in Mitigation to Build a More Resilient Nation" commentary, FEMA Acting Deputy Administrator Daniel Kaniewski notes how flooding, hurricanes and wild fires affected 25 million-plus Americans in 2017.
Kaniewski references the National Institute of Building Sciences' just-released "Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: 2017 Interim Report.
His agency chairs the Mitigation Framework Leadership Group, which promotes coordination of mitigation efforts across the federal government.
Some home insurance executives say rates across South Florida are expected to rise by six percent or more this year, largely because of a significant hike in non-catastrophe claims -- a majority of them water loss claims that are inflated by unscrupulous water mitigation companies.
This is not to imply that all water mitigation companies are engaging in fraudulent activity.
Many fraudulent water mitigation companies create, or are part of, very sophisticated fraud networks.
The more accurately risks are assessed by safety personnel, the more effectively mitigation strategies can be developed and chosen (Assess).
However, most of the expense in risk management is wrapped up in choosing and implementing mitigation strategies.
In addition, the permitting process is simplified since regulators do not need to review and approve site specific mitigation plans.
Like any business, mitigation banks have evolved in the way they operate in order to meet their client's needs.
The report analyses the financial commitments by the institutions to support climate change mitigation and adaptation, and the information provided has been expanded since the first edition to include better sectoral and regional breakdowns of MDB financing.
Of the total $27 billion in climate finance, 78% or more than $21 billion was dedicated to mitigation, while 22% or nearly $6 billion was applied to adaptation.
Prolexic is a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation
Interviews with thirty mitigation specialists who have
states reveal that mitigation operates in an arbitrary manner.