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Category Archives: Floods
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
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