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the prototype on a sunny day

About the Program
    NYC Emergency Management and the NYC Department of Design and Construction, with support from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, FEMA, and the Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program, built and tested a prototype based on a shipping container-style modular system in Brooklyn, NY.

News & Updates

See NYC Emergency Management's documentation of the prototype program, Close to Home: An Urban Model for Post-Disaster Housing.