It includes upgrading storm modeling, tracking and alert systems. It also involves identifying all basement and cellar residents, and taking measures to protect them. Lastly, it reimagines the city’s sewage and draining system.READ MORE: Democratic Mayoral Candidate Eric Adams Unveils Plan To Protect New Yorkers From Flooding, Climate Change Threats
The mayor said one of the most important things is communication.READ MORE: Mattress Giveaway In Queens Highlights Depth Of Need That Remains 3 Weeks After Ida
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“We’re going to have signage in new parts of New York City warning people in new ways of where to stay away when there’s heavy rain. We’re going to have evacuation preparation, we’re going to be going door to door,” he said. “We’re going to be talking about travel bans. Things we have very, very rarely used in the past, we’re going to have to use more often now.”MORE NEWS: Staten Island University Hospital Doctor Defies Remnants Of Ida To Get To Retired NYPD Sergeant In Need Of Heart Surgery
The plan calls for more than $2.7 billion in funding.