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
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.
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.
"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. "
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.