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Claire B. Rubin has 40 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and educator in the fields of emergency management and homeland security.
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Category Archives: Flood Plain Maps
It is not too often that both FEMA and Houston get some praise. See this article from the Houston Chronicle: FEMA praises Houston’s new floodplain regulations. All new construction in the city’s floodplains will have to be built two feet … Continue reading
From the NYTimes, In New York, Drawing Flood Maps Is a ‘Game of Inches’ As FEMA revises the maps to account for climate change, deciding who is in the flood zone will be a battle with millions of dollars at … Continue reading
#1 – See this Wash Post article: Rise in government insurance rates to mirror rising waters, flood debt. Some excerpts from the article: The government is slowly phasing out subsidized flood insurance for more than a million Americans with houses … Continue reading
As it often the case, the people affected by a major disaster who are not happy with the response and/or recovery efforts of the public sector want to see an independent review. A major review occurred in Christchurch N.Z after … Continue reading
Another addition to the collection of articles about why people make risky decisions. See: Putting the Disaster in Natural Disasters: Why Many Choose to Live in Harm’s Way It is human nature to sometimes resist and resent government regulations. Yet, … Continue reading