About Us

We’re a non-profit amplifying the power of our members’ voices to demand and receive better flood protection

CORE VALUES

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Nonpartisan

Flooding is not a partisan issue

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Local

Our state government should take the lead in planning, coordinating, and raising funds for smart infrastructure – much like
Louisiana has

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Actionable

There are immediate and specific actions our city and county can take to reduce flood risk

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Responsible

Responsible development is essential to not increase the risk of flooding on neighboring properties

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Resourceful

One dollar of flood prevention infrastructure is worth four to seven dollars of repair – and will create thousands of jobs

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Experts

We are flooding watch dogs. We are respectful but assertive. We hold politicians accountable

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Myth

Flooding is just a typical part of living in Florida

 

 

Fact

Other states with high flood risk have made changes to mitigate flood damage

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Myth

It won’t affect me, I don’t live on the coast

 

 

Fact

Flood risk is caused by heavy rainfall and mismanaged rivers, not just coastal storms

 

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Myth

There is really nothing I can do about it

 

 

Fact

Your local politicians have millions of dollars in funding and your voice determines where it's spent

Together we will be heard and see real change in our communities

 

We are Flood Defenders

A non-profit amplifying the power of our members' voices to demand and receive better flood protection

 

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