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Great Lakes Coastal Resilience Planning Guide (2013)

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Posted on: July, 5 2016

This is an web-based tool to showcase how communities deal with coastal threats such as flooding, shoreline erosion, and lake-level fluctuations. The site contains sections on local stories from the Great Lakes communities, applicable case studies from elsewhere, access to maps, data and tools for the Great Lakes area, people and organizations to connect to, events and funding opportunities, information on the climate and environment of the Great Lakes area, and a library of relevant publication

Resilient Washington State Initiative

By James M. Mullen (Washington State Emergency Management Division); Dave Norman (Washington State Department of Natural Resources); Stacy Bartoletti (Structural Engineers Association of Washington/Degenkolb Engineers); Tamra Biasco (Federal Emergency Manage

Posted on: July, 5 2016

This is a final report and overview of the results of the Resilient Washington State Initiative, which specifically examined resilience to earthquakes and other seimic activities. This report provides a framework for defining and evaluating community resilience to seismic activity, defining earthquake hazards, and evaluating infrastructure across many sectors.

Cal-Adapt

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Posted on: July, 5 2016

This is a web-based tool that offers information on climate research in California. The site is divided into six sections that deliver a video tour of the site and how to use it, interactive climate tools such as models and maps, information about the program, access to the raw data utilized in the tool, research, publication and links to the resources utilized for the tool, and a community hub complete with a blog.

New York State Climate Smart Communities: Climate Smart Resiliency Planning

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Posted on: July, 5 2016

This is a 50+ page document that outlines steps for how communities can plan for resiliency in the face of climate change. It contains the following sections: an overview of climate change in New York, resilience assessment preparation, vulnerability and risk assessment, public engagement and outreach, integration of municipal plans, disaster preparedness and recovery, and hazards mitigations, as well as a section on different resources that could be used, such as maps, models, etc.

Maryland CoastSmart Communities Scorecard (2013)

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Posted on: July, 5 2016

This scorecard is a community self-assessment tool that provides Maryland’s coastal communities with a practical method to assess their preparedness for the impacts of coastal hazards and increased future impacts due to a changing climate.

NJAdapt

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Posted on: July, 5 2016

This toolkist contains 4 core functions: visualization (Coastal Hazard Profiler, NJ FloodMapper, Getting to Resilience), climate change reports in NJ (, climate change stories in NJ, and the searchable New Jersey Climate Adapation Directory

New Jersey Resilient Coastal Communities Initiative (2015)

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Posted on: July, 5 2016

An online tool that allows community members to assess their own preparedness, plan for the future, and take actions to improve disaster resilience. Assesments from this tool may show users how to earn points through FEMA's Community Rating System and Sustainable New Jersey. Users are required to create an account in order to use the tool.

Federal Resource: Why You Need Flood Insurance

By FEMA

Posted on: July, 1 2016

Federal Resource: Answers to Tough Questions: Talking Points for Community Officials

By FEMA

Posted on: July, 1 2016

Federal Resource: After the Flood

By FEMA

Posted on: July, 1 2016