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US: Mayor de Blasio and Lower Manhattan leaders announce new $100 million City commitment to coastal resiliency

27 Aug 2015, NYC, United States of America - gov

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Lower Manhattan elected officials and community leaders have announced a new City capital commitment of $100 million to help protect Lower Manhattan from flooding. The flood protection and resiliency measures build on a commitment made earlier this year, and will include coastal protection, storm water management, housing resiliency, and community co-benefits...


General Facts
  • Population: 857 million (2005)
  • Density: 20 per sq km
  • Total Area: 42,322 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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