Getting Ready for the Rain: Urban Flooding and Planning for Community Resilience

PAS Memo — May-June 2015

By Harriet Festing


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This PAS Memo article explains why and how urban flooding occurs, details its impacts on communities, provides an introduction to community resilience planning, and closes with a list of broader tips for planners on how to best address this issue in their communities.


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May 1, 2015
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Harriet Festing