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To prepare for flooding associated with storms and extreme precipitation, seasonal high “king” tides, and climate change—including sea level rise, Delaware communities must first evaluate their vulnerabilities and risks. Evaluating risk, based on past flood events, is a good starting point. However, it is important that such an assessment also incorporates knowledge-based flood projections to properly plan and address vulnerabilities of the potential for future flood events. This section emphasizes the following best approaches and strategies for evaluating flood risks:


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