Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. natural Disasters articles below.
Since the 2011 tornado, Joplin has restored nearly all of the facilities, jobs and schools that were impacted by the storm, in a cooperative effort hailed as a model for future disaster recovery.
According to the Impact Forecasting catastrophe update, natural disasters caused $85 billion in global economic loss during the first half of the year.
Former regional FEMA director kicked off LiveXchange conference program packed with expert advice on site selection and economic development.
Nestled in the piney woods of Alabama is a rising economic dynamo that is flexing its muscles and challenging all comers. Gov. Robert Bentley tells us how Alabama is rapidly moving forward to cement its leadership in automotive, aerospace and exports. From the March/April 2013 issue.