Event Rebroadcast: A Tale of Two Floods

Episode 10

Event Rebroadcast: A Tale of Two Floods

In this episode

The devastating floods from Hurricane Harvey have left thousands of Texas residents homeless. As the recovery begins, we’re rebroadcasting a recent conversation at Pew between Joseph Riley, the former mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, who’s now a Pew distinguished fellow, and Jim Brainard, six-term mayor of Carmel, Indiana, in which they discussed their cities’ experiences after major storms. To learn more about the financial toll of flooding, listen to our two-part series.

Related Pew Research

Harvey Recovery Efforts Will Take Years. Fixing Flood Insurance Shouldn’t.

Senate Bill Aims to Cut High Cost of Rebuilding in Flood Zones

To Weather Floods, Mayors and Experts Support Resilient Infrastructure

Poll: Nearly 75% of Voters Back Flood Reforms

Flooding Disasters Cost Billions in 2016

Schools in all 50 States Face Flood Challenges

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