NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference
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Planning relates to management, especially after disasters. Fixing disaster damage is about finding how to pay for it. Key players are in offices of “management and budget.” Gain extraordinary insight into the biggest recovery program ever, New York's post-Superstorm Sandy.
Congress appropriated large sums for Sandy recovery. Planning requirements for recipient communities were significant, involving a series of consultant-aided steps over many months, including mitigation strategies. Planning was managed by state government, guided by committees in each community.