31 Aug '17, 6pm

Even after #Harvey has passed, the danger remains. My new blog post on @NRDC:

As we lend our immediate support to Gulf Coast communities, we must also protect people from such future disasters by addressing infrastructure, safety measures, flood policies, and climate change. People in Houston are evacuated on rescue boats as floodwaters from Harvey rise, August 28, 2017. David J. Phillip/AP In just three days, more rain fell on the Texas Gulf Coast than what flows out of the Mississippi River in three full weeks. Tiny Cedar Bayou got 51.9 inches , the most ever measured for a single storm in the continental United States. Hundreds of thousands of people were washed out of their homes, and more than 32,000 huddled in makeshift shelters. In the words of the National Weather Service, “This event is unprecedented and all impacts are unknown and beyond anything experienced.” From left: Tammy Dominguez and her husband, Christopher Dominguez, at Houston’s ...

Full article: https://www.nrdc.org/experts/rhea-suh/tropical-storm-harv...

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