FEMA has flood-risk maps of questionable accuracy for many U.S. counties and lacks maps altogether for some.
While the city as a whole is showing signs of a comeback, the details reveal that not everyone has benefited.
Eight years ago, a Category 3 hurricane made landfall over a major American city — New Orleans. In the long, protracted recovery, the city changed and redefined itself — not so much as simply a visage of the past, but as a move forward.
But, in light of a 46 percent population drop, massive damage to the city’s