How to Save Your Home in a Flood

In the U.S., a major flood is one in which a river floods an entire city.

In the case of the Mississippi, this occurred in the early part of 1900, causing nearly 10,000 homes to be destroyed.

For the next several decades, a series of major hurricanes ravaged parts of the U, resulting in flooding in cities like New Orleans and Birmingham, Alabama.

However, the storm that devastated New Orleans in January 2017 did not cause the flood that devastated many coastal communities across the country, as did Hurricane Maria in October 2017.

The Mississippi River flood caused a total loss of nearly $2 billion in property damage in the U-S., according to a 2016 study.

This is the first time in history that a major hurricane caused a major loss of property, but it is not the first major storm to cause a major storm-related flood.

To learn more about how flooding has impacted the U., the authors of this article recommend reading these articles: What to Know About Flooding in the United States (National Resources) Flooding and Flooding: A Critical Role in Disaster Response (National Institutes of Health) Hurricane Maria (Center for American Progress) Floods, Flooding, and Hurricanes: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding and Mitigating Flooding (National Geographic Society) Flood-Related Damage and Loss: An Overview of U.s.

Flooding for Fiscal Year 2019-20 (National Center for Atmospheric Research) What to know about stormwater runoff in the South, and its impact on water quality and human health (National Science Foundation) How to Protect Your Home from Stormwater in the Event of a Flood (National Institute of Standards and Technology) The Best Place to Buy New Roofs (The National Association of Home Builders) Flood Insurance: Understanding and Managing the Risk of Flood Insurance Loss (National Flood Insurance Program) What You Need to Know about Stormwater Management (Institute for Health Policy and Management)

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