Monday, April 30, 2018

FEMA maps lack up-to-date information on flood risk

Source: PRI

Right now, $5.5 trillion of assets a and 40 million Americans are are in areas that face a 1 percent risk of a flood in any given year — a so-called 100-year flood, according to a new study. Current FEMA maps only include 13 million Americans in the 100-year flood risk area.

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