Within hours of learning about flooding in southern West Virginia last year, the WVU community sprang into action, and is still working on recovery projects in the flood-damaged region as we approach the first anniversary of the devastating event.
Resources and experts:
John Deskins , director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research and associate professor of economics, can provide insight about the economic impact to flooded communities.
The West Virginia Flood Tool is designed to provide floodplain managers,
insurance agents, developers, real estate agents, local planners and
citizens with an effective means by which to make informed decisions
about the degree of flood risk for a specific area or property.
When the Flood Came
Link to June 12, 2017 news release:
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We care about our home: The WVU community helps flood victims
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WVU reacts to flooding in West Virginia
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