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Step 1: Understanding Exposure and Climate Hazards The climate I live in is a tropical climate. The hazards to this climate are heavy rains and hurricanes, which can lead to inland flooding. Step 2: Assessing Vulnerability and Risks Some risks to my area are hurricanes and heavy rains, especially from summer to fall. This has made my area susceptible to floods, especially roads and schools. Step 3: Investigating Options Some solutions to this problem could be to increase the number of drains we have, making them more frequent and fewer between. We could also install filtering systems to preserve water, as water is a natural resource and is very limited in areas. Other things that could help are improving drainage systems, converting the falling water’s energy to electricity, and storing the unfiltered rainwater to use for gardens/plants. Step 4: Prioritizing and Planning We should prioritize drainage and sewage systems and view any filtering, storage, and energy conversions as less of a priority, but more of an addition after the solution has been devised, which is improving sewage systems, increasing the number of permeable surfaces, and altering topography Solution: Make roads permeable, make more dams and sewage systems