Articles re Midwest Floods

  1. Wash Post on 3/22: 25 States Are at Risk of Serious Flooding This Spring, U.S. Forecast Says
  2. As reported in WashPost: NOAA warns of ‘unprecedented’ spring flood season that may become ‘more dire’ in coming weeks
  3. From Reuters, this report on how serious the economic damage to farmers in the midwest is: Farmers Face Devastation Following Midwest Floods.
  4. New CRS report on Federal Disaster Assistance for Agriculture (3 pp) should be helpful to folks in the midwest US.
  5. From The Atlantic: Are the Midwestern Floods a Natural Disaster? A distinction must be drawn between natural and human-induced catastrophes. Note that the author, a law professor, does discuss what steps are being taken to reduce flood damage and losses.
  6. From Accuweather: Central U.S. to Remain Underwater for Weeks.

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