States take action to mitigate the effects of future disasters by using land use planning, environmental management, and resource protection strategies to help prevent future losses. The following Case Studies show innovative state mitigation activities and strategies:

Louisiana's Campaign to Restore its Coastal Buffer and Mitigate the Effects of Future Storms
Louisiana is continuing its ongoing work to restore the coastal wetlands and barrier islands that have been disappearing due to coastal erosion. This case study highlights Louisiana's efforts to restore its coastal buffer and reduce the effects of future hurricanes and storms.

Oregon Fully Integrates Disaster Mitigation and Land Use Planning
This case study highlights Oregon's Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan and Oregon's efforts to integrate disaster mitigation and land use planning.