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Webinar - Resilience & Resilience Systems - Considerations for NYC Coastal Communities
ncfpd.umn.edu - April 4, 2014
Webinar - Community Resilience and Impacts of Interdependent Infrastructure Disruptions as Experienced from Hurricane Sandy (One hour long)
Michael D. McDonald, Dr.P.H.
Chairman, Global Resilience Inititatives
Executive Director, Health Initiatives Foundation, Inc.
John T. Hoffman, Col., USA, Ret.
Senior Research Fellow, National Center for Food Protection and Defense
Under the dynamic conditions of rapid climate change and broader global changes, resilience and sustainability are not being achieved through traditional emergency management and humanitarian approaches alone. While community-based resilience networks are now beginning to emerge in a race to stabilize New York City's coastal communities significantly impacted by Superstorm Sandy in 2012, many impacted neighborhoods are still trending toward greater vulnerability plaguing recovery and preparedness for the next wave of potentially larger storms.
More Information: http://newyork.resiliencesystem.org/
This complimentary presentation is part of the National Center for Food Protection and Defense's Research & Resources in Food Protection Webinar Series.