Each year, floods kill more people and cause more economic damage than any other natural disaster. Every state suffers from at least one form of flooding—coastal, riverine or flash floods—and many are vulnerable to all three. In 2016, the U.S. experienced 32 major disaster declarations and six emergency declarations involving flooding. As more people and more development move into flood risk areas, the numbers are rising. The Flood Apex is using new technologies and new approaches to turn this situation around.
Last Published Date: October 4, 2019