Hurricanes

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Coastal Areas Face "Combined Flood" Risk from Rain and Surge: Study

There's the risk of hurricane storm surge, and there's the risk of flooding from heavy rain. But what if they both happen at once? Read more

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Displaced by Katrina, New Orleans Residents Have Settled in Houston

Ten years ago, tens of thousands of Katrina evacuees landed in Houston — and decided to stay there. Read more

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Flooded Homeowners Wary of FEMA Claim Review Offer
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Flooded Homeowners Wary of FEMA Claim Review Offer

Homeowners who have been through the flood insurance claims process once are... Read more

Looking Back at Hurricane Andrew — 23 Years Ago
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Looking Back at Hurricane Andrew — 23 Years Ago

Monday marked the 23-year anniversary of Hurricane Andrew. Read more

New York City Disputes FEMA Floodplain Maps
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New York City Disputes FEMA Floodplain Maps

Thousands of homes have been misclassified as having a 1% or greater annual flood... Read more

Could New Orleans Handle Another Katrina?
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Could New Orleans Handle Another Katrina?

Experts question whether New Orleans is adequately protected. The city's rebuilt... Read more

Long Island Windstorm Spotlights Vulnerable Grid
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Long Island Windstorm Spotlights Vulnerable Grid

It was no hurricane or tornado — but a recent thunderstorm squall line crossing... Read more

Sandy Rebuilding Boosts a Modular Builder
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Sandy Rebuilding Boosts a Modular Builder

When a house needs replacing on the insurance company dime, the speed and economy... Read more

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New Jersey Sandy Aid Shows Up Inland, Away from Storm Zone

Two years after Hurricane Sandy devastated the Jersey shore, recovery policies are taking heat from critics. Read more

New High-Wind Construction Guides Released
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New High-Wind Construction Guides Released

The latest update of the American Wood Council’s high-wind framing cookbooks serve... Read more

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