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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
From Homeland Security Newswire: Flood risks changing across U.S. The risk of flooding in the United States is changing regionally, and the reasons could be shifting rainfall patterns and the amount of water in the ground. Engineers determined that, in … Continue reading
From the Advocate newspaper in LA: Our Views: FEMA still a work in progress
From Pew Trust, this infographic re high cost of flooded properties. Thanks to Chris Jones for the link.
From the UK, this report on Children, Young People and Flood Recovery and Resilience. The same group did a study after 2007 floods in Hull, UK. See the Final Report. Thanks to Chris Jones for the citation.
Reducing Losses through Higher Regulatory Standards; 2013 Colorado Floods Case Study. FEMA-DR-4145-CO ;145 pp, March 2016. Thanks to Ed Thomas of the Natural Hazard Mitigation Association for the citation.
This is not the first, but just the latest on this topic. See: Flooding in NYC Due to Climate Change. Even locals who believe climate change is real have a hard time grasping that their city will almost certainly be … Continue reading
A Sharp Increase In ‘Sunny Day’ Flooding. Global warming and rising seas are increasing the amount of tidal flooding on the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts. Flood levels are different from city to city, but the trends are similar