America's Preparedness Report Card 2015

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Alabama Coastal Flooding

Alabama has taken less action than any other coastal state to prepare for sea level rise and both its current and future coastal flooding risks.



For more information on how prepared Alabama is for its growing coastal flooding threat, read the detailed state report.


Is Alabama taking action?

  • Alabama has taken strong action to address its current coastal flooding risks, primarily through its State Hazard Mitigation Plan
  • The state keeps records of coastal flooding events and impacts, but it has not published any projections for future coastal flooding events
  • Alabama has taken almost no action to develop a climate change adaptation plan or implement strategies to improve resilience to sea level rise