Bringing you the heart of the matter in LifeCycles by Laurie Edwards-Tate-All about flood hazards.
Deemed by President Donald Trump as a once in 500-year flood, there is no denying the unprecedented trillions of gallons
of flood waters created by Hurricane Harvey and their devastating effect on Texas, Louisiana and bordering the Gulf States.
Rescue workers and emergency services are active and on high alert.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans are displaced from their homes and are seeking shelters.
Schools and businesses are closed, and oil refineries are brought to a production halt and completely shut down.
Economic damages are unprecedented as there is no possible way to work nor engage in commerce.
Power outages are now the norm.
Suitable drinking water is in limited supply, and many communities are requiring that it be boiled prior to imbibing.
FEMA will likely remain actively engaged within severely destroyed states to help them rebuild their communities for many years to come.
Read more on Laurie’s article at LifeCycles in the Communities Digital News