Build on Partially Elevated Areas

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Sea level varies based on the rate of sea level rise relative to land elevation in a particular location. It amplifies near-term vulnerability to storm surge and increases long-term flood and inundation risks. Building on partially elevated areas can mitigate and reduce these risks.
Solution TimelineLong Term
Adaptation InfrastructureHybrid
Degree of ProtectionMedium
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