The Carolinas Survey Florence Damages
Posted by Jim Parsons, Pam Radtke Russell, Mary B. Powers and Tom Ichniowski, September, 2018
Elevating structures, buying out businesses and homeowners, improving levees and building new detentions and embankments are some of the best ways to protect vulnerable towns like Lumberton and Princeville along the Lumber River in North Carolina. That’s the conclusion reached by a study released in May examining ways to help prevent future damage of the kind the area received following 2016’s Hurricane Matthew and other major storms.