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|Title:||Mitigation Matters: Policy Solutions to Reduce Local Flood Risk|
|Authors:||The PEW Charitable Trust|
|Keywords:||Flood Control::Mitigation, अल्पीकरण, Mitigación|
|Publisher:||The PEW Charitable Trust|
|Abstract:||Since 2000, floods have cost the United States more than $845 billion in damage to homes, businesses, and critical infrastructure. The expense of adapting to more frequent and severe storms is projected to rise over the next several decades, placing a premium on the need to take action now to reduce the impacts of future floods. “Mitigation Matters,” new research from The Pew Charitable Trusts, identifies 13 states or cities that have adopted policies resulting in effective flood mitigation. To learn more, read the overview, which includes lessons from these jurisdictions, or go directly to briefs below about each city or state. The policies are organized into three categories: 1) using existing funds for mitigation by redirecting revenue and spending, 2) creating revenue sources, and 3) establishing smarter regulations.|
|Appears in Collections:||Governance|
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