States Expand Preparation and Mitigation Efforts as Floods Increase Nationwide

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States Expand Preparation as Floods Increase Nationwide

Flood events are becoming more intense across the United States, affecting the physical and economic stability of communities and threatening human lives and delicate ecosystems. Every part of the country is vulnerable to losses from increased flooding; in the past five years, all 50 states have experienced flood events. Federal, state, and local entities share the responsibility for weather-related disaster preparedness and response. This series of fact sheets examines the flood risks, mitigation efforts, and associated costs for states.

Alabama California Colorado
Florida Georgia Missouri
New York North Carolina Ohio
Pennsylvania South Carolina Tennessee
Texas Wisconsin  

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