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Disaster Resilience Indicators for Benchmarking Baseline Conditions (2010)

By Cutter S.L, C.G Burton, and CT Emrich

Posted on: July, 5 2016

A collection of quantifiable indicators of resilience at the county level. These resilience indicators were statistically derived from physical and social datasets with the goal of providing baseline measurements of disaster resilience; this work also examines drivers of resilience

Port Resilience Index: A Port Management Self-Assessment

By Lauren L. Morris, Tracie Sempier

Posted on: July, 5 2016

This is a 20-page self-assessment tool developed for Port and marine industry leaders. It serves as a simple and inexpensive method of assessing if Ports and the regional marine transportation sector are prepared to maintain operations during and after disasters.

Tourism Resilience Index: A Business Self Assessment

By LaDon Swann, Tracie Sempier, Colette Boehm, Chandra Wright, and Jody Thompson

Posted on: July, 5 2016

This is a 20-page self-assessment tool developed for tourism industry leaders and businesses. It serves as a simple and inexpensive method of predicting if individual tourism businesses and the regional tourism industry are prepared to maintain operations during and after disasters.

Fisheries Resilience Index

By N/A

Posted on: July, 5 2016

"This is a 20-page self-assessment tool developed for fishery industry leaders and businesses. It serves as a simple and inexpensive method of predicting if individual fishing businesses and the regional fisheries industry are prepared to maintain operations during and after disasters. "

Coastal Resilience Index: A Community Self Assessment (2010)

By T.T. Sempier, D.L. Swann, R. Emmer, S.H. Sempier, and M. Schneider.

Posted on: July, 5 2016

This is a 19-page self-assessment tool developed for community leaders. Results of the assessment are presented as a Resilience Index that estimates the adapatability of a community to a disaster, and can help identify areas in which a community should improve their resilience

Development of an Urban Resilience Analysis Framework with Application to Norfolk, VA (2016)

By Robert Jeffers, William Fogleman, Emma Grazier, Sarah Walsh, Sophie Rothman, Calvin Shaneyfelt, Munaf Aamir, Jessica Gibson, Vanessa Vargas, Eric Vugrin, Stephen Conrad, Howard Passell

Posted on: July, 5 2016

This is a 74 page report that describes the development of a process to analyze the resilience of urban regions to the shocks and stresses that those cities care about, and applies this process to address flooding in Norfolk and Hampton Roads. The goal is to provide Norfolk city officials and regional asset owners with actionable information to plan the infrastructure improvements that will most greatly enhance the region’s resilience to flooding

Resilient King County, Washington State

By N/A

Posted on: July, 5 2016

This is a 16-page report on the King County Strategic Plan, the goal of which was to promote long-term community resilience in the face of potential major catastrophes. The report outlines the process of defining what resilience means to King County, development of guiding principles, an earthquake scenario, and Resilient King County Critical Sectors, as well as a process overview.

Our Coast Our Future

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Posted on: July, 5 2016

This is a web-based tool that allows users to create an account. There is a section to familiarize users with the Our Coast Our Future Project and how it's relevant to them, a tutorial/FAQ section for using the mapping and modeling tools, the Coastal Storm Modeling System, relevant literature, information about issues in specific areas, and a flood map scenario explorer.

Cities Impacts and Adaptation Tool (CIAT)

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Posted on: July, 5 2016

This is a web based tool for the Great Lakes region. This tool allows users to select large cities in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Ontario, and get specific historical and current climate information about those specific cities. There is also information on climate adapation strategies from a few select cities.

Partnerships for Resilience and Empowered Planning (PREP): Community Resilience Planning Handbook

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Posted on: July, 5 2016

This is a 20+ page handbook that outlines steps for communities to improve their climate resilience. It also provides a case study, and examples of community resilience steps for specific issues, such as social vulnerability or agricultural vulnerability.