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A socio-economic analysis by The Economist Intelligence Unit

Flood mitigation investment returns positive benefits

The benefits of flood mitigation go beyond dollars and cents. The Economist Intelligence Unit found that investment to make homes and infrastructure more flood-proof returns positive economic, environmental, and social benefits for communities. We reveal the flood mitigation actions, challenges and benefits for 21 flood-affected communities across the US.