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Resilience to flooding and other climate related threats

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Resilience to flooding and other climate related threats


The Housing Policy Library on Local Housing Solutions includes a number of policies that can help to reduce the vulnerability of households and neighborhoods to flooding and other climate-related threats.


Enhancing resilience to flooding and other climate-related threats

Hurricanes and tropical storms, wildfires, and other climate-related threats have had devastating impacts on cities, towns, and counties, and all indications are that the effects of natural and man-made disasters will worsen in coming years. This brief describes ways that cities, towns, and counties can improve resilience in the face of climate-related threats, including for the lowest-income households who often experience the worst devastation in the wake of disasters.

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