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Recent Hurricanes Underscore Critical Need for Better Flood-Ready Infrastructure Standards

By Forbes Tompkins & Evan Chapman – PEW – October 19, 2018
While the full extent of damage caused in the past two months by hurricanes Florence and Michael is still being calculated, initial estimates suggest Florence is one of the 10 costliest hurricanes on record and marked the 12th 1,000-year rainfall event the country has suffered since the beginning of 2016. Meanwhile, Michael became one of the four most intense hurricanes on record to strike the United States. Read full story here.

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