Flood Risks for Communities with Dams

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Floods are the number one natural disaster in the United States. People need to know they can take steps to reduce the financial impact of flooding before disaster strikes. One important step is to understand your risk. Many factors—both natural and man made—can impact flood risks. Dams are an important resource in the United States; however, there are unique risks associated with dams and they can also be breached with little warning.
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Floods are the number one natural disaster in the United States. People need to know they can take steps to reduce the financial impact of flooding before disaster strikes. One important step is to understand your risk. Many factors—both natural and man made—can impact flood risks. Dams are an important resource in the United States; however, there are unique risks associated with dams and they can also be breached with little warning.
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