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Worsening floods may force some Mainers to flee their homes

Areas that have been developed in Maine over the past 20 years that were considered safe are now seeing the effects of climate change and increased flooding risk.
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Preparation and response to flooding, especially with the impacts of climate change

In Maine, snowmelt in early spring can often contribute to flooding. Climate change is also causing more and more flooding, including in places that haven’t been flood risks before.

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