Flood Risk Management: Federal Role in Infrastructure

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This report discusses federal investment decisions on flood control
infrastructure, such as levees, floodwalls, and dams. The report also analyzes flood risk as a composite of flood threat, consequence, and vulnerability. The report illustrates that federal policy focuses attention on only some aspects of flood risk and summarizes the options being discussed for addressing other aspects of flood risk in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 26, 2005
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Carter, Nicole T.

Analyst in Environmental Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: October 26, 2005
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Description:

This report discusses federal investment decisions on flood control
infrastructure, such as levees, floodwalls, and dams. The report also analyzes flood risk as a composite of flood threat, consequence, and vulnerability. The report illustrates that federal policy focuses attention on only some aspects of flood risk and summarizes the options being discussed for addressing other aspects of flood risk in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

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12 Pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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