Flood-Prepared Communities

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  • Now Is the Time to Modernize the Flood Insurance Program

    For many American families and communities, there will be no forgetting the 2017 hurricane season. In the span of four weeks, three major storms—Harvey, Irma, and Maria—battered the United States from Texas, Louisiana, and Florida to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, leaving at least 260 dead and more than $250 billion in estimated damage. Read More

  • Innovation in Resilience

    The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will co-host the Resilient Nation Partnership Network’s 2017 Annual Forum on Nov. 8. A panel of experts from a variety of industries and organizations will discuss recovery and rebuilding efforts after Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. Read More

  • Harvey and Irma's Lasting Lesson America Needs Stronger Flood Policies

    Superlatives can only begin to capture the severity of this hurricane season. Hurricane Irma churned for days as the strongest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean. It drenched states in the Southeast after leaving a trail of destruction across the Caribbean and Florida. This latest catastrophe comes only two weeks after Hurricane Harvey redefined flooding disasters in the United States. Read More

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