America's Preparedness Report Card 2015

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Florida Coastal Flooding

Florida faces the largest coastal flooding threat nationwide. Given its enormous risk, the state needs to do more. 



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


Is Florida taking action?

  • Florida has only begun to identify coastal flooding adaptation strategies for its communities and the transportation sector, though it has already started to implement a few activities
  • However, Florida has done more than most states to prepare for the coastal flood risks it faces today
  • Given the millions of people at risk of coastal flooding in Florida, the state needs to do more