Report: U.S. Homes At Storm Surge Risk
Four million homes on U.S. Atlantic and Gulf coasts are at risk of hurricane storm-surge damage with more than
The report by
Total exposure along the
"Though more frequently impacted states like
"The data we compile is useful for insurance providers and financial services companies, to help them better understand potential exposure to damage for homes -- particularly those that do not fall into designated FEMA Special Flood Hazard Areas," Botts said.
"When a storm strikes the coast, storm-surge flooding can inundate homes far inland and cause significant losses from powerful surge waters, damaging debris and standing water left behind."
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