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Claire B. Rubin has 39 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and educator in the fields of emergency management and homeland security.
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Category Archives: Floods
Recent news clips have indicated that roughly half of the counties in Louisiana are included in the Presidential Disaster Declaration for the severe flooding there. Here are some of the first indicators of how serious and unusual those floods are. … Continue reading
Flooding in Missouri Raises Vexing Questions ” *** many people in this part of the Mississippi River basin near St. Louis have come to accept that flooding is a part of life. But the damage this time has been so … 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
See this White House Press Release re the new E.O.: Establishing a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard and a Process for Further Soliciting and Considering Stakeholder Input. Details about the Flood Risk Management Standard are on this website. Update on … Continue reading
FEMA launches Interim Office of the Flood Insurance Advocate, It’s an Interim Office to specialize in helping clients/policyholders with NFIP issues. Clearly this was done to deal with a flood of complaints recently, especially from people in N.J.
Here is a useful document from the EPA titled FLOOD RESILIENCE; A Basic Guide for Water and Wastewater Utilities (Sept. 2014). This 48 page document is in an unusual, 4-part interactive format. Issued Sept. 2014. The Diva is curious about … Continue reading