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A D.C. councilmember is calling for the establishment of a relief fund for victims of flooding in the Bloomingdale neighborhood over the weekend.
The Washington region could be facing more flooding of the Potomac River, Chesapeake Bay, even the National Mall in a few years. Residents could also expect longer periods of drought and more severe storms.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved a grant of more than $1 million to elevate and protect 11 residences in Gloucester County from flooding.