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The proposal ‘would essentially rewrite the current 100-year flood standard.’
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The man made hills are the latest attraction to open on the island that has been under developmen...read more
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The move highlights innovative insurance, mortgage, tax, and finance-based strategies.
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Significant risk increases seen in some areas of the U.S.
Flooding in New York City during Hurricane Irene in 2011. Photo: David Shankbone/Wikimedia Commons.
Continued waterfront development may be regretted later this century.
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$400 million flood plan includes new valves, pumps, and raised roadways.
Flooding in Houston in April 2016. Photo: meltedplastic/Creative Commons.
HUD, FEMA, GSA, Army Corps of Engineers make policy changes.
Applies to structures larger than 7,000 sf.
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The coalition released a set of guiding principles to help the building industry adopt resilient...read more
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The program will teach resilient design and decision-making on hazard mitigation, climate adaptat...read more
Flooding in Hoboken, N.J., after Hurricane Sandy in late 2012. New legislation would allow private carriers to offer flood insurance. Image: Jean-Paul Picard/Fund for a Better Waterfront.org
Thanks to new floodplain maps, this market, previously the sole province of a federal program, lo...read more
Flooding in Hartford, Conn., in 2007. Photo: billandkent/Creative Commons.
Expected more frequent severe weather events due to climate change prompts review.
Aftermath of Hurricane Ike in Galveston, Texas, in 2008. Photo: Galveston.com/Creative Commons.
After a decade of study, little has been done to improve resiliency.
University of Minnesota College of Design. Photo: Ron Ryan Aviles/Creative Commons.
The Minneapolis offices of the two firms will partner with the University of Minnesota College of...read more
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Addresses sustainability, resiliency, healthy living.
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Groups argue rules make it easier to build in flood-prone areas.
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The standard requires federal agencies to use earthquake-resistant design provisions in current b...read more
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Lessons learned can help urban areas cope with climate change impacts.
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The city will turn to a retain and control storm water strategy.
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Post-disaster survivability is a key goal.
Yale University, New Haven, Conn. Photo: Adam Jones, Ph.D.
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Intended for building owners and leasing, finance, and insurance industry.