Virginia Tech Flood Mitigation Survey

Help advance research related to floodplain management and mitigation, right here in Virginia! Do you assist with floodplain management and/or hazard mitigation? If so, a PhD Student at Virginia Tech needs your help!

What Drives Hazard Mitigation Policy Adoption?
FEMA’s Property Buyout Program in Virginia

Virginia Tech Professor Yang Zhang and his doctoral student Qiong Wang from the School of Public and International Affairs are conducting a project about hazard mitigation policy adoption and need participants for the survey (IRB # 20-569). The purpose of this research is to collect information about the property acquisition/buyout policy adoption in floodplains. This research is funded by the Natural Hazards Center Mitigation Matters Research Program, which receives funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). This study is part of Qiong’s doctoral dissertation research. Any input from you is extremely useful.

This survey can be accessed by clicking this link:

The survey is voluntary, and it will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.