Hurricane Harvey 2017

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Hurricane Harvey yielded extensive damage across the Southern United States, especially Texas.

A new law requires Texas homeowners to disclose more information about flood risks and history in order to increase buyers' awareness of possible risks.
The Texas Tribune
2018

The purpose of this report is to capture lessons learned from the General Land Office’s (GLO) response to Hurricane Harvey, with a focus on housing, which requires policy changes or administrative actions. The GLO’s administrative lessons learned for the

Texas General Land Office
New research uses satellite data to map the Houston-Galveston area that Hurricane Harvey impacted to understand why the flooding was so severe and widespread. The study shows that land elevation and slope are changing rapidly and FEMA may need to update its maps more frequently to account for such changes.
Arizona State University
2019

This brief is based on a Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance Post Event Review Capability (PERC) study analyzing the 2017 flooding in Houston following Hurricane Harvey. This document has been produced as summary pieces of key lessons learned regarding the

Global Disaster Preparedness Center
2019

This brief is based on a Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance Post Event Review Capability (PERC) study analyzing the 2017 flooding in Houston following Hurricane Harvey. This document, and companion brief The Role of Businesses in Community Recovery, have

Global Disaster Preparedness Center
2018

This report of the commission describes how the state of Texas responded to the disaster, and how Texans began the long road to recovery. 

The report is the product of months of effort by the commission and its many partners, based on hundreds of

Texas A&M University System