This is the saga of the havoc left behind after Hurricane Andrew roared across Florida in August, 1992, a watershed event in the history of American natural disasters. Bailey describes the valiant fight by the victims to put their lives back together, and the lessons learned to help all disaster prone communities prepare for "The Big One."
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Co-Director of the first Hurricane Information Center, Bailey spent fifteen months on the scene in Miami helping communities cope with the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew. Bailey has made numerous appearances on TV, radio, and before a variety of audiences discussing insurance issues of concern to consumers. A graduate of Harvard, and Harvard Law School, he has been Special Counsel to the Insurance Information Institute since 1986. Recently, Bailey was honored with the "Golden Torch" award by the Insurance Marketing and Communications Association.Review:
"A heck of a story and valuable guide that should be read and discussed by those who live and work in disaster prone communities." -- Bill O"Brien, Dir. of Energency Management, Palm Beach County, Florida
"The lessons learned from Hurricane Andrew have changed the way we should plan for mega-catastrophes." -- Gordon Hamilton, SAFECO Group, Seattle, Washington
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Book Description Telshare Publishing, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110910287147
Book Description Telshare Publishing, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0910287147