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Local Examples
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The intersection of Line St. and Hagood Ave., during a High tide, impacting the Gadsden green community regularly. (Andrew J. Whitaker)
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A downtown Charleston bus driver is being rescued from a stranded shuttle due to flooding. (Grace Beahm)

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Vulnerability to Climate-Related Changes

Flooding is becoming a serious and routine problem in the Lowcountry. Heavy rains and rising sea levels have exacerbated the amount of flooding in vulnerable areas. Flooding events and chronic flooding have dangerous and long-lasting effects. It can cause damage to infrastructure and homes, displace families, and directly threaten individuals. People have a right to protection from dangerous and damaging levels of flooding.

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