Cover: Valuing Army Installation Resilience Investments for Natural Hazards

Valuing Army Installation Resilience Investments for Natural Hazards

Exploring the Use of Insurance Methods and Historical Installation Storm Damage

Published Nov 6, 2023

by Beth E. Lachman, R. J. Briggs, Michael T. Wilson, Susan A. Resetar, Jon Niewijk, Philip Song

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Army installations experience significant damage and mission impacts from natural hazard events. In this report, the authors assess Army installation vulnerabilities from natural hazards and installation resilience investment processes and recommend ways the Army can reduce associated costs and improve data analytics for resilience investments based on an analysis of insurance industry methods and historical Army installation damage from natural hazards.

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