Mountain State Spotlight: “Money for West Virginia’s Flood Mitigation Efforts Hangs in the Balance”

An article in a West Virginia news outlet cites an RFF explainer in its analysis of West Virginia flood resilience policy.

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March 6, 2024

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“Flooding is the most expensive natural disaster in the United States, with an average annual $4 billion in damages, according to Resources for the Future, a nonprofit research institution based in Washington, D.C. However, research has shown that every $1 invested in mitigation efforts saves an average of $6 in disaster recovery costs.”

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