Sea levels could rise as much as 19 inches by 2050, according to what a report calls “mid-range projections.” The team used data from the U.S. Geological Survey to map all areas along the continental U.S. coastline containing homes that lie within one to 10 feet from the water level at high tide.
In recent years, places in Texas and Maryland have illustrated just how serious these more-frequent catastrophic storms can be for communities. The Houston area suffered major flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda earlier this month and from Hurricane Harvey in 2017. Ellicott City, Maryland, experienced two 1-in-1,000 year events that came just two years apart. In both cases, communities were barely recovering from the first storms when the second ones hit, prompting their local government to take a more serious look at how to adapt for the future.
There will be millions of climate crisis refugees that will move and they will need help. This disaster will also be an opportunity for some who can create businesses offering moving assistance.
TOP 10 MOVING TIPS
1. Make a moving schedule.
2.Take photos out things in box.
3. Reduce your possession.
4. Pack like a pro, mark boxes by room.
5. Make the house move-out ready.
6. Stock up on packing supplies.
7. Pack a moving survival kit.
8. Clean and paint new place before move in.
9. Map out your floor plan.
10. Change of address cards, utility notification for both homes.