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A Note From the Program Leader

Dear Purdue Extension Community Development Colleagues and Partners – This is my first full week serving as the Assistant Director and Program Leader for Community Development with Purdue Extension. I …

Water Resources Management

Local Government Flood Policy Tool Kit FEMA defines localized flooding as “smaller scale flooding that can occur anywhere in a community.” Localized flooding is most common in areas with high …


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“By engaging in HCI, we have already seen several communities take those essential next steps in building upon their foundations for locally determined community and economic development opportunities.”

Bill Konyha Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs Executive Director June 2, 2016

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