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Mitigation Best Practice - Elevated Home along Arkansas River Survives Christmas, 2015 Flood

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This story tell how one family, living along the Arkansas River, were prepared for a severe flooding event. They had elevated their home above the Base Flood Elevation (BFE) as local code required elevating the property at least a foot above the BFE. While other homes in the neighborhood flooded, their home remained dry.