.” Flooding in the United States has cost over $1 trillion dollars since 1980″. – NOAA
.How do we proactively spend the next trillion dollars to save our communities from future flooding?
.First we have to justify why we should spend money BEFORE communities flood. It is a wide known fact that Every $1 Invested in Disaster Mitigation Saves $6. – Pew Research
.Second Congress has scarcely funded a plan to prevent future flooding. Since the 1970’s Congress basically throws money at flooded communities to rebuild and does not aggressively try....