Storms Damage Homes, Raise Flood Risk Across South

Storms damage homes, raise flood risk across South

Officials in Drew County are going house-to-house in and around Monticello, Ark., where numerous trees were blown onto trailers ...

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  • Wild weather: Floods, snow, tornadoes hit central USAWild weather: Floods, snow, tornadoes hit central USA
    Middle America was overwhelmed by weather Thursday, with snow in the north, tornadoes in the Plains, and torrential rains that caused floods and transportation woes - and a sinkhole in Chicago. More
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  • Strong storms march toward East Coast after killing 3 and tearing apart homesStrong storms march toward East Coast after killing 3 and tearing apart homes
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  • After Assault by Sandy, FEMA, State, Fund Model Mitigation Project ... - FEMA
    ... the plant if flood waters ... could have reduced damage ... couldn’t raise us by phone so they sent a ... intended to reduce risk from ...
    08/25/2014 - 12:24 pm | View Link
  • On Fire Island, rebuilding with Sandy in mind - Newsday
    ... it from future storms ... ownership rates | Search for homes on Long ... it the same height and renovate but risk another flood event; or ...
    08/21/2014 - 12:54 pm | View Link
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  • Storms raise risk of burgeoning waters
    "This all has to lead to an increase in flood behavior," said David Vallee ... The forum speakers noted how, unlike tornados or other catastrophic weather, the damage from floods can be mapped and somewhat mitigated. But floods, the speakers said, will ...
    04/14/2014 - 5:22 pm | View Link
  • Storms raise havoc, Rome in turmoil
    A mudslide engulfed makeshift homes in the capital where six Roma were rescued. The worst disruption in Rome came in the north of the city where at least one subway stop was closed for flooding ... flood of 1966, at 194 cm, when waters caused huge damage.
    01/31/2014 - 7:06 am | View Link
  • UK storms: Communities face more disruption
    The Isle of Portland, once home to the Royal Navy and Olympic sailing events, knows its coastline only too well and the damage the sea can do. Sirens are in place which raise the alarm ... urged people to check the flood risk in their area via its website ...
    01/3/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • A Year After Sandy, Living Dangerously by the Sea
    Before Sandy hit, Blumberg and Herrington had predicted the massive extent of the flooding that would result from the storm and the damage that would be done ... above the water,” says Herrington. “If you raise the sea level and the bulkheads stay ...
    10/30/2013 - 11:08 am | View Link
  • Sandy +1: Preparing for the storms ahead
    In the United States alone, the fierce storm left an estimated $70 billion in damage ... to raise their own investment — some markedly so. A realistic target for flood adaptation is probably around 0.1 percent to 0.2 percent of the GDP at risk ...
    10/27/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • Storm Surge Report
    Storm Surge Report Report Highlights. The 2014 CoreLogic storm surge analysis features estimates on both the number and reconstruction value of single-family homes ...
    09/21/2014 - 11:59 am | View Website
  • Storm & Flood Insurance Cover
    Effective 5 February 2012 AAMI will provide flood cover under our AAMI Home Building and AAMI Home Contents Insurance policy. AAMI is committed to providing quality ...
    09/21/2014 - 10:54 am | View Website
  • How To Get Over Rising Flood Risk, Insurance Rates? Raise ...
    Flood insurance subsidies would end for newly purchased properties, or properties where the flood insurance had been allowed to lapse.
    09/20/2014 - 5:01 pm | View Website
  • Storm
    "Windstorm" redirects here. For the type of storm in Europe, see European windstorm. For the Gloria Jones album, see Windstorm (album).
    09/20/2014 - 9:44 am | View Website
  • Flood insurance
    Insurance for flood risk homes Flood damage can be expensive to repair, cover your home today!
    09/20/2014 - 5:12 am | View Website
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