|The Roundtable and its programs aim to help communities and the nation
build resilience to extreme events, save lives, and reduce the physical and economic costs of disasters.
|Cedar Rapids, IA||Charleston, SC||Seattle, WA|
|Following catastrophic floods in 2008, Cedar Rapids/Linn County has come back stronger and is continuing its efforts to become more prepared and build resilience to future flood events and other hazards. ||Charleston, a vibrant, historic city, is addressing persistent flooding events, storm surge, and hurricanes and their impacts on critical infrastructure and infrastructure systems. ||Some of the issues Seattle is focusing on include climate adaptation, equity, and rapid economic growth. Among the natural hazards it faces are earthquakes, volcanoes, and landslides.|
Upcoming and Recent Events
June 28-29, 2016 - The Resilient America Roundtable will host the State of Resilience Leadership Forum and Workshop in Washington, DC. More details soon!
February 23, 2016 - The Charleston Resilience Network hosted a symposium, Understanding the 2015 Charleston Floods, in Charleston, SC. Roundtable members Dr. Gerald Galloway, Gerald McSwiggan, and Ellis Stanley moderated panels.
December 8, 2015 - Two members of Resilient America's local Charleston team are presenting at a webinar, Southeast & Caribbean Climate CoP. Register to attend.
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