As Floods Keep Coming, Cities Pay Residents to Move

This NY Times article discusses how some cities are paying residents to move because of recurrent flooding. Jonna Laidlaw was terrorized by rain. Her house, with its lovely screened-in back porch, had flooded some 20 times since 2001, from a few inches to six feet. She and her husband would do their repairs with help from their flood insurance, but before long it would flood again.


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