The maps take data from past disasters and apply it to future risk, but the calculations can get tricky — and political.
We check in with the sixth largest port in the United States.
Every expert she's talked to says regulations for building in the city's flood plains are insufficient, says Texas-based reporter Neena Satija.
10 years after Katrina
When New Orleans flooded, Liberty Bank — itself devastated — helped to rebuild.
FEMA is updating its flood maps to expand areas deemed at risk of damage -- and that’s striking fear in communities that could be deluged with higher insurance bills.
BBC World Service
Residents of Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic and beyond are still wading through high waters today. Severe flooding has led to the deaths of at least 24 people.