ABSTRACT

2017 Hurricanes and Army Corps: Background for Flood Response and Recovery [September 07, 2017]   [open pdf - 128KB]

"Hurricanes can produce high winds, storm surge, and heavy precipitation. This Insight summarizes flood-management activities of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE, or Corps) related to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. USACE has three primary flood-related roles relevant to hurricanes: [1] emergency response, [2] owner and operator of flood-risk-reduction projects, [3] assistance with certain nonfederal flood-control infrastructure."

Report Number:
CRS Insight, IN10764
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Date:
2017-09-07
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Public Domain
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Federation of American Scientists: http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/index.html
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pdf
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