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Norfolk’s Resilience Strategy

Norfolk's Resiliency StrategyThe city of Norfolk, as a 100 Resilient Cities grantee, developed a Resilience Strategy that was published in October 2015. The stated goal of the plan is to reduce risks as well as embrace new ways of thinking and thriving in conditions that require continuous innovation. The full plan is available online.

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Resilient Arlington: Building Awareness for Local Resiliency Planning

Resilient ArlingtonResilient Arlington, a local project of Resilient Virginia, is working with area businesses and community representatives from Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment, Sierra Club, Arlington Green, as well as numerous community volunteers. We also have engaged the participation of Arlington County Office of Emergency Management.

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Disaster Resilience: A National Imperative

Disaster Resilience: A National Imperative addresses the broad issue of increasing the nation’s resilience to disasters. This book defines “national resilience”, describes the state of knowledge about resilience to hazards and disasters, and frames the main issues related to increasing resilience in the United States. It also provide goals, baseline conditions, or performance metrics for national resilience and outlines additional information, data, gaps, and/or obstacles that need to be addressed to increase the nation’s resilience to disasters. Additionally, the book’s authoring committee makes recommendations about the necessary approaches to elevate national resilience to disasters in the United States.

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Don't miss the 3rd Spring Resiliency Academy - June 17 - Funding for Economic Recovery, Jobs and Justice. Federal and state economic development funding highlighted. Speakers include Carl Knoblock, District Director, SBA-VA, and GoVirginia speakers. Register at https://bit.ly/2RbYcsc. Spring 2021 Resiliency Academy Webinars are free to members of Resilient Virginia. ... See MoreSee Less

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Due to COVID-19, please check listings for cancellations.
  • Global Launch: Zero Carbon Building Accelerator
    Date: June 22, 2021
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    In this launch webinar, global thought leaders will speak about the urgent challenges inherent in building sector decarbonization and what kind of business and planning models can help us overcome these challenges. How do…

  • Food Systems at Risk: Why Transformative Adaptation is Needed for Long-Term Food Security
    Date: June 23, 2021
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    At this event, WRI experts will present findings and recommendations from a new World Resources Institute report “Food Systems at Risk: Transformative Adaptation for Long-Term Food Security.” The report’s authors will show how…

  • Equity & Workforce Development in the Clean Economy
    Date: June 23, 2021
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    Please join E2 for a national webinar discussion on access to clean energy job training. Before the pandemic, clean energy jobs were one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy, and will be…

  • Leaders in Energy Circular Economy Working Group Meeting
    Date: June 23, 2021
    Location: Webinar

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    From the Leader's in Energy website: "Join us for our Circular Economy Working Group meetings which are held on…

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Resiliency Academy

Resiliency Academy webinars highlight some of the best resiliency planning, program, and funding tools available to help communities build capacity. In our Spring 2021 series, we’ll present several options for communities to explore to help finance these initiatives.

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