Preparing for ever more likely flooding

     Prairiesville, Louisiana,  residents last month survey the flood water on Old Jefferson Highway. The flooding killed at least 13 people, damaged 150,000 homes and cost at least $8.7 billion. (AP Photo/Max Becherer, File)

    Prairiesville, Louisiana, residents last month survey the flood water on Old Jefferson Highway. The flooding killed at least 13 people, damaged 150,000 homes and cost at least $8.7 billion. (AP Photo/Max Becherer, File)

    Almost four out of 10 Americans reside in coastal communities, and those coastlines are, to varying degrees, increasingly vulnerable to devastating flooding.

    Phyllis Cuttino, director of the Flood Prepared Communities project at the PEW Charitable Trusts, joins NewsWorks Tonight’s Dave Heller to discuss what homeowners can do to create flood-prepared communities.

    You can listen to their conversation below.

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