America's Preparedness Report Card 2015

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Wisconsin Inland Flooding

200,000 people live in Wisconsin's flood-prone areas, and while the state has done a lot to address its current inland flooding risks, it has taken very few steps to put comprehensive adaptations plans in place that focus on future flood risks.



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


Is Wisconsin Taking Action?

  • Wisconsin has taken steps to assess its future inland flooding vulnerabilities through its Wisconsin’s Changing Climate: Impacts and Adaptation report
  • It has done very little to create and implement comprehensive adaptation plans that address future risks
  • The state's current flood risks are addressed in its enhanced Hazard Mitigation Plan

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