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The Resilient America Roundtable and the Puget Sound Regional Council is hosting the Puget Sound Knowledge Exchange: Resources for Building Resilience in Seattle, WA on January 26, 2018. This event will bring together experts and community representatives from across the Central Puget Sound region to learn and share information about their challenges and successes related to implementing resilience efforts to address climate impacts and other hazards in their communities.  Register to attend!
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During a recent community visit to Linn County, IA, in Oct 2017, RAR Member, Linda Langston, received an award from Dr. Pramod Dwivedi, Linn County Public Health. in recognition of her "service and dedication" to the Linn County Board of Health. Langston accompanied RAR staff to conduct focus groups and community meetings around flood resilience.
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On Sept. 27, the Resilient America Roundtable held its second meeting of 2017 in Irvine, CA. During the meeting, the Roundtable discussed the response and recovery efforts for Hurricanes Irma, Harvey, Katia, and Maria as well as other recent disasters. The Roundtable also discussed current projects, projects in development, and plans for the coming year. (Pictured: Kevin Heaslip, Ellis Stanley, Monica Schoch-Spana)
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RAR Member, Linda Langston, receives a Recognition Award from Linn County.
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The logo 140px 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.  

Pilot Communities
IowaSCWashingtonTulsa
Cedar Rapids, IACharleston, SCSeattle, WATulsa, OK
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.Tulsa, OK  is our newest pilot community! Two key areas we will focus on are economic supply chains and building capacity in disaster preparedness in diverse community organizations.
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January 2016 - 2015 Year in Review
December 2014 - 2014 Year in Review
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Message from the Co-Chairs

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine formed the Resilient America Roundtable to help build resilience to extreme events in communities across the nation. Read more...

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Former co-chairs (M. Granger Morgan, Carnegie Mellon University, and Eduardo Martinez, UPS Foundation) talk about Resilient America

 


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