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Chicago, once a swamp, also could be walloped by a catastrophic flood.
Stephen F. Eisenman
September 1st, 2017. The catastrophic flooding in Houston has been called “biblical” in scale, but unlike the Great Flood, it was widely predicted.
Houston homeowner prepares for Hurricane Harvey.
August 25, 2017. The homeowner says "Sharing ideas of what we did today and praying to the heavens above: 18K lbs of sand bags $2250, 2mm waterproof barriers $450, trucks to deliver $459, Gorilla tape $110, labor to install $1400, $130 drain routers, then there's the tear down labor. We hope and pray, that it works."
grassroots flood groups demand action.
August 10, 2017. Across the US, flood survivors are forming grassroots groups to support each other and demand action against environmental abuse and climate change. Help us get their voices heard.
Partnering with the Thriving Earth Exchange (TEX), American Geophysical Union
July 12, 2017. Thanks to our partnership with TEX, nine Flood Groups from across the US are now benefitting (pro bono) from the services of hydrologists who will help them develop Flood Action Plans.
HOW TO GET POLITICIANS TO DO THINGS FOR YOU
June 10, 2017. People sometimes ask: “Why don’t elected politicians hear us?” Flood Forum has produced a brief guide is intended to make sure they do. If you follow its three guidelines, you won’t always get what you want, but at least you’ll have a fighting chance.