Category Archives: Floods

Flood Risk Changes Likely by Region

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

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Recovery Problems in LA

From the Advocate newspaper in LA: Our Views: FEMA still a work in progress  

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Infographic on High Cost of Repeatedly -Flooded Properties

From Pew Trust, this infographic re  high cost of flooded properties. Thanks to Chris Jones for the link.

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Effects of Disasters on Children

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.

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Case Study on Reducing Flood Losses

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.

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Flooding Expected in NYC Due to Climate Change

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

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Graphic of East Coast Flooding During Normal Times

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

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