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Resiliency planning must incorporate, to the extent possible, the priorities of the entire community with a particular focus on the needs of the most vulnerable population segments. Therefore, planners must provide diverse ways for the community to engage in the planning process and engage all interested stakeholders including residents, business owners, community groups, community leaders, and educational institutions.

Stakeholders and community leaders must be properly informed about the risks they face, potential remedies, and funding opportunities; and then given the opportunity to provide feedback and ideas for potential solutions.

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2022-2026 FEMA Strategic Plan

2022-2026 FEMA Strategic 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.

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Climate Change in the American Mind

Climate Change in the American Mind

The latest survey from George Mason University’s Center for Climate Communication reveals that the number of Americans “very worried” about global warming has reached a record high since first measured in 2008.

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Climate Change: Cost of Inaction for Maryland’s Economy

Climate Change: Cost of Inaction for Maryland’s Economy

The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) produced a report in November 2015 that expanded upon climate impacts addressed in the American Climate Prospectus. The report includes estimates on climate change’s effects on infrastructure, tourism, ecosystems, agriculture, water resources, and human health.

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2022-2026 FEMA Strategic Plan

2022-2026 FEMA Strategic 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.

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Climate Change in the American Mind

Climate Change in the American Mind

The latest survey from George Mason University’s Center for Climate Communication reveals that the number of Americans “very worried” about global warming has reached a record high since first measured in 2008.

Read More »
Climate Change: Cost of Inaction for Maryland’s Economy

Climate Change: Cost of Inaction for Maryland’s Economy

The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) produced a report in November 2015 that expanded upon climate impacts addressed in the American Climate Prospectus. The report includes estimates on climate change’s effects on infrastructure, tourism, ecosystems, agriculture, water resources, and human health.

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