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Flood Threat in Houston is One Faced Around the World

A group of west Houston residents filed a lawsuit May 25 against the city over commercial development projects they allege were approved without requiring measures to deal with storm water. Their complaint goes to the heart of the question about what constitutes a natural disaster and what constitutes a disaster resulting from failure to plan and prepare for natural occurrences. Around the world, many cities are located on seashores, lake fronts or on the banks of rivers for...

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