Disaster Debris Management: Requirements, Challenges, and Federal Agency Roles

This document can also be found on the official website of the Federation of American Scientists: https://fas.org/. Every year, communities in the United States are affected by disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, volcanoes, floods, wildfires, and winter storms. After a disaster, when a region turns its attention to rebuilding, one of the greatest challenges often involves properly managing disaster-related debris. This resource is part of a Collection of similar resources entitled "Debris Management". Collections are monitored daily and new content is added.