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Federal Emergency Management Agency

June 30, 2020, 6am PDT
The Federal Emergency Management Agency undercounts the humber of homes at substantial risk of flooding by some 70 percent, according to a report released this week.
The Washington Post
April 28, 2020, 9am PDT
An investigation by the New York Times reveals the ongoing neglect of flood considerations in developing parts of the United States—practice that comes with large costs to the taxpaying public.
The New York Times
Feature
March 26, 2020, 6am PDT
Cities, states, and the federal government are trying to prevent a repeat of 2008 while still facing the challenges of inequality and poverty that grew out of the previous recession.
James Brasuell
September 10, 2019, 10am PDT
A strong economy can lead to a lack of affordable housing and a lack of affordable housing can lead to higher rates of homelessness. But a stronger economy can also disqualify regions from federal support for homelessness.
KUOW
July 16, 2019, 12pm PDT
As the threat of flooding increases, buyout programs to relocate homeowners are a better alternative to rebuilding—for cities and residents.
The New York Times
April 2, 2019, 2pm PDT
Cities across the country are developing floodplain construction standards that are more stringent than those required by FEMA.
Inside Climate News
March 20, 2018, 6am PDT
Coming off a year of historically catastrophic extreme weather, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has decided to avoid using the "double C word."
Vox