Acknowledgements and Attribution

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The concept, messaging, materials and Web presence for Do it Right...Get the Facts...Make the Choice. Build Safer, Stonger, Smarter were developed for hazard mitigation during recovery from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. These products were developed by FEMA for and with the state of Louisiana, with leadership for the state being provided by extension educators at the LSU AgCenter.


We would like to acknowledge the following sources that were referenced in the preparation of the brochure and these Web pages:

Federal Emergency Management Agency. Home Builder’s Guide to Coastal Construction Technical Fact Sheet Series and Mitigation Best Practices and Case Studies. 2005.

Federal Emergency Management Agency. Coastal Construction Manual, Third Edition, FEMA 55, Washington, D.C., 2000.

Louisiana Recovery Authority. Overview of Comparative Damage from Hurricane Katrina and Rita. 2005.

Louisiana State University AgCenter. Building Your Louisiana House. Homeowner’s Guide to Shaping the Future for Louisiana Living. 2002.

Multihazard Mitigation Council (Council of the National Institute for Building Sciences). Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: An Independent Study to Assess the Future Savings from Mitigation Activities. 2005.

URS Corporation. Gaithersburg, Maryland. 2007.


The publication, video and promotional materials produced for Do it Right...Get the Facts...Make the Choice. Build Safer, Stronger, Smarter were supported in part with funds from U.S. Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency award #EMT-2006-CA-0019.

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