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When Disaster Strikes: A State and Local Government Leader's Guide to Managing a Crisis

In 2017, the federal government declared 16 disaster events, with losses exceeding $1 billion. So far, 2018 is shaping up to be another year when emergency managers must be on high alert and state and local government leaders must ensure they are prepared to act swiftly to protect lives and property. Read our Special Report, which highlights results from our recent Governing Institute survey on disaster preparedness and recovery, as well as offers advice and best practices from leaders throughout the country on how to prepare for, respond to and recover from a crisis.