National Flood Insurance Programe


Sharpening the Government’s Blurry Maps ~Al Shaw and Theodoric Meyer, ProPublica

In recent years, Americans have witnessed the destructive power of floods again and again, from the damage inflicted on coastal New York and New Jersey by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 to the devastation wrought by overflowing rivers in Colorado just a few months ago. Yet as ProPublica has reported, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)…