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Miami seen as highest disaster risk city August 4, 2006

Posted by tkcollier in Enviroment, Life, News.
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SustainLane | U.S. Cities in Harm’s Way
Based on these criteria, the cities with the greatest natural disaster risk are Miami (#50), which is sited on a peninsula between two prolific hurricane zones; New Orleans (#49); Oakland (#48), which straddles the Hayward Earthquake Fault; San Francisco (#47), on the San Andreas Fault and at risk for tsunamis; Honolulu (#46), subject to hurricanes, storm surge flooding, and tsunamis; and San Jose (#45), which is also near the San Andreas Fault.Click on the link to see the full list of 50 cities and the criteria.

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