2019 Disaster Relief Act: USGS Recovery Activities

Fact Sheet 2019-3066
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The Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act of 2019 (H.R. 2157) was signed by the President on June 6, 2019. The U.S. Geological Survey received $98.5 million for repair and replacement of facilities and equipment, collection of high-resolution elevation data in affected areas, and scientific assessments to support recovery and rebuilding decisions for declared disasters in 2018 from the Kīlauea volcano eruption, Hurricanes Florence and Michael, the Anchorage earthquake, and California wildfires.

Suggested Citation

Hinck, J.E., and Stachyra, J., 2019, 2019 Disaster Relief Act—USGS recovery activities: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2019–3066, 4 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20193066.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

Table of Contents

  • USGS Role in Recovery
  • Kīlauea Volcano Eruption
  • Hurricanes Florence and Michael
  • California Wildfires
  • Anchorage (Alaska) Earthquake
  • Acquisition and Publication of 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) Lidar Data
Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title 2019 Disaster Relief Act: USGS recovery activities
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2019-3066
DOI 10.3133/fs20193066
Year Published 2019
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Columbia Environmental Research Center
Description 4 p.
Country United States
Online Only (Y/N) Y
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N
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