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Flood Apex Program: Rethinking America's Costliest Disaster Fact Sheet


The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) developed the Flood Apex Program to bring new technologies and new thinking to how we cope with our #1 natural disaster.

The goals of the Flood Apex Program are to reduce fatalities and property losses from future flood events, increase community resilience to disruptions caused by flooding and develop better investment strategies to prepare for, respond to, recover from and mitigate against flood hazards.

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Flood Apex Program: Rethinking America’s Costliest Disaster Fact Sheet (2017) PDF 115.71 KB 08/16/2017
Last Updated: 01/12/2023
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