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Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 1357-1373, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-17-1357-2017
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Research article
09 Aug 2017
Enhancing resilience to coastal flooding from severe storms in the USA: international lessons
Darren M. Lumbroso et al.
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RC1: 'Referee Coment', Anonymous Referee #1, 16 Dec 2016 Printer-friendly Version 
AC1: 'Reply to comments on paper on "Enhancing resilience to coastal flooding from severe storms in the USA: International lessons"', Darren Lumbroso, 05 Jun 2017 Printer-friendly Version 
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SC1: 'C Balk, S Chatterjee, Y Chen, DV Chng, D Colbus, H Davidson, A Harden, J Hilburg, E Jung, C Lim, J Lin, B Marconi, B Moland, J Norris, C Phillips, L Scherr, A Stevenson, J Varamo, C Villar Leeman, A Villegas, J Xu, S Yan, Y Yurong, J Yu, Z Zhou', Erin Coughlan de Perez, 10 Jan 2017 Printer-friendly Version 
AC3: 'Responses to comments on "Enhancing resilience to coastal flooding from severe storms in the USA: International lessons"', Darren Lumbroso, 05 Jun 2017 Printer-friendly Version 
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RC2: 'Anonymous review', Anonymous Referee #2, 28 Apr 2017 Printer-friendly Version 
AC2: 'Respones to comments on "Enhancing resilience to coastal flooding from severe storms in the USA: International lessons"', Darren Lumbroso, 05 Jun 2017 Printer-friendly Version 
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AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (further review by Editor) (06 Jun 2017) by Vassiliki Kotroni  
AR by Darren Lumbroso on behalf of the Authors (07 Jun 2017)  Author's response  Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (09 Jun 2017) by Vassiliki Kotroni  
AR by Darren Lumbroso on behalf of the Authors (12 Jun 2017)  Author's response  Manuscript
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Short summary
Recent coastal floods in the USA have highlighted a lack of resilience in poor communities. By researching successes from Bangladesh and Cuba, this paper details how lessons from these countries can reduce the vulnerability of less well-off or isolated American citizens to future coastal storm surges. The relevance of the lessons learnt from Cuba and Bangladesh to the USA was assessed. Transferable lessons include the importance of volunteerism and education in developing a “culture of safety”.
Recent coastal floods in the USA have highlighted a lack of resilience in poor communities. By...
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