Part 4: Modeled Economic Losses from Riverine Flooding

Read Part 1 Here The Pennsylvania Statewide Flood Study, made available by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) estimates economic loss due to flooding across the state. The corresponding flood study generated models of five scenarios (10, 50, 100, 200 and 500-year floods) based on streams and rivers with a …

Part 3: Predicting Housing Damage from Riverine Flooding

Read Part 1 Here The Pennsylvania Statewide Flood Study, made available by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) estimates housing damage due to flooding across the state. The corresponding flood study generated models of five scenarios (10, 50, 100, 200 and 500-year floods) based on streams and rivers with a …

“Staying Cool in a Changing Climate” – 2017 Summary

This summer the ‘Climate, Health, and Home’ project team ran three workshops in Philadelphia. The workshop theme this year focused on senior citizens, heat waves, and emergency preparedness. The presentations also provided basic information about climate change in Philadelphia, how climate change impacts health, and how Philadelphians can modify their …