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FEMA's Project Impact Helps Cities and Town's Become Disaster Resistant Communities


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Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities, started by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in 1997, is a plan to make communities more resistant to natural disasters. Over 120 towns participate nationwide, with New Hanover County/Wilmington, Charlotte/Mecklenburg County, and Boone participating in North Carolina. Buncombe and Lenoir Counties and the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians will join the program in 2000.
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