“Preparedness and mitigation are the best remedies to address the threats posed by natural disasters.” This report from the Texas Land Office Commissioner George P. Bush captures lessons learned from the Hurricane Harvey housing assistance mission and makes recommendations for how to improve both response and resiliency in future disasters. The report makes 18 policy recommendations at all levels of government with the primary objective of better protecting Texans in advance of the next disaster and improving subsequent recovery efforts. An emphasis is placed on policy proposals focused on protecting homes and businesses against future disaster risk.

Read the full report here.