More About Flood Maps

Forbes reports that FEMA’s outdated flood maps meant that many people in Hurricane Katrina’s path didn’t have flood insurance because, according to those maps, they weren’t in a flood plain and didn’t need it. More generally on inaccurate flood maps from this Atlanta Journal-Constitution article. Via All Points Blog and Cartography.

See previous entries: Hurricane Katrina: The Aftermath, Mississippi Channel; New Orleans Flood Map and More New Orleans Flood Maps.