At Session 3 of Resilient Virginia’s Spring 2022 Resiliency Academy, four expert speakers will discuss utilizing green infrastructure to develop resilience.
We are pleased to announce the speakers we have lined up for the second session of our Spring 2022 Resiliency Academy. These four speakers bring years of experience and abundant knowledge about tools communities can use for resiliency planning.
The Resilience Adaptation Feasibility Tool (RAFT) is a collaborative, community-driven process and full-service tool developed to help Virginia’s coastal localities improve resilience to flooding and other coastal storm hazards while remaining economically and socially viable.
We are pleased to announce the speakers we have lined up for the first session of our Spring 2022 Resiliency Academy. These four speakers bring years of experience and abundant knowledge about Innovative Financing for resiliency efforts.
Resilient Virginia representatives have been invited for a second year to participate as members of the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) Resiliency Sub-Workgroup that will be analyzing and discussing the resiliency aspects of proposals for the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC).
The EPA’s environmental justice screening and mapping tool (EJSCREEN) provides a nationally consistent dataset and approach for combining environmental and demographic indicators.
Virginia has made great strides over the last few years toward becoming a more resilient place to live, work and raise a family. In 2020 and 2021, significant state-level progress was made in the areas of coastal resiliency, flood preparedness, and building and infrastructure design.
This document, published by Center for Climate and Energy Solutions does a great job explaining what climate resilience is and why it must be an essential part of our planning processes.
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) is a programmatic approach developed by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) to help cities reduce risk and build resilience.
By: Trish Porter, Marketing and Communications Director, Resilient Virginia 1/26/2022 Resilient Virginia would like to welcome Jonah Fogel as the newest member of our Board of Directors. Jonah is the Program Manager of UVA’s Environmental Resilience Institute. He holds a PhD in Natural Resources with a Policy Minor, a Masters of Landscape Architecture, and […]
Unusual weather events; a global health crisis; a changing economy and massive job losses – these are only a few of the reasons we believe Virginia Can’t Wait to move resiliency initiatives forward. Our communities deserve a better future.
Regional Resilience Toolkit: 5 Steps to build large scale resilience to natural disaster
Is your community prepared for a possible flood? Use EPA’s Flood Resilience checklist to improve your community’s flood resilience.
The Virginia Coastal Resilience Web Explorer allows you to interact with products of the Virginia Coastal Resilience Master Plan.
The landscape and scope of emergency management is changing quickly. Ten years ago, FEMA managed an average of 108 disasters a year. Today they manage an average of 311 disasters plus the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In December 2021, FEMA released their 2022-2026 Strategic Plan that addresses these changes.