What is Flood Mitigation?

States of Innovation

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How are states protecting lives and livelihoods through flood mitigation? Our Laura Lightbody explains what flood mitigation is and how investing in it can prepare communities in the long-term.

For more information about Pew's work on flood mitigation, visit: Flood-Prepared Communities

To learn more about how state governments work, check out "States of Innovation," our collection of coverage on evidence-based policies working in the states: States of Innovation