As the New York Times reports, new data reveals hidden flood risk across America.
- New data from the First Street Foundation shows that more homes have a significant flood risk than FEMA had previously estimated, the New York Times reports.
- Homeowners deserve to know if their homes are at risk of flooding.
- These findings expose the flaws of the National Flood Insurance Program. The program’s premiums don’t reflect the proper risk of many of its properties.
- We need more private sector involvement, such as the First Street Foundation, to fix the problems of the NFIP.
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