Solutions We are Exploring
Every $1 spent on hazard mitigation can save the nation $6 in future disaster costs, based on 23 years of federally funded mitigation grants provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
The National Institute of Building Sciences
Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: 2017 Interim Report
High-Tensile Steel Wire Nets
Geobrugg AG, Geohazard Solutions, Switzerland
Geobrugg produces complete protection systems against rockfall, unstable rock and loose rock slopes, landslides, debris flow and avalanches.
Monitoring and Warning Systems
Measures to be consistent with Governor's and Cal-Fire Mandate on firebreak regrowth
- Enhanced hydrology pilot program (water catchment, dew harvest)
- Steep slope revegetation pilot program from Japan