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Case Study: Texas Gulf Coast: Diversifying Disaster Recovery Investments for Long-Term Economic Revitalization


Date Published: December 2014


This case study describes how the Houston-Galveston Area Council used its EDA funds to better position the region for recovery and long-term growth through critical infrastructure investments and support for small businesses.

Keywords: economic development; funding; case study; HGAC; Houston; implementation; infrastructure; public engagement; scenario planning; water; Disaster Resilience

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