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Better Risk Management Needed For Worsening Storm, Flooding Events

Brookings Institution’s “Future Development”: Building better defenses against rising floods and storms
Noting the recent flooding in Texas, Bangladesh, Nepal, and India, Vinod Thomas, author and visiting professor at the National University of Singapore, writes, “[A]s climate change intensifies these hydro-meteorological events, the only lasting response is to step up risk management, which includes mitigation and prevention, prediction, and early warning…” (9/5).

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