Resilient America Visits Tybee Island to Learn about Local Flood Mitigation Efforts

September 19, 2019 – The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Resilient America program visited Tybee Island, along with other select communities in the southeastern region of United States that had recently experienced flood-related disasters to advance understanding of what mitigation efforts look like at the local level. Specifically, this project investigated the range of mitigation actions and investments taking place in communities, the challenges communities face mitigating floods, and what communities need that will enable them to make investments in mitigation.

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