Flood Damage

Why We're Here

The damages and impacts resulting from natural hazards present a substantial threat to communities, infrastructure, cultural and natural resources throughout Maryland and will only be exacerbated by a changing climate. Of the top five natural hazards that occur in Maryland (floods, coastal hazards, winter storms, wind and thunderstorms); flooding is the most prevalent whether it be riverine or tidal.

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State Partners

The Partnership

Resiliency Partnership members support and encourage activities throughout the state that improve water quality and reduce flood risk in day-to-day decision making, as well as long-term strategic planning. The MRP recognizes that ensuring protection of life, property, and natural resources for future generations requires adequate preparedness in the present.

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