Community Resilience Assessments

Community Resilience

Climate resilience is the ability of the natural, human, economic, and built systems to recover from and withstand impacts from weather and climate. Climate resilience planning is a way for communities to develop strategies for reducing their vulnerability to impacts from extreme weather events and climate change and to manage risk

City of Asheville Overview

City of Asheville Resilience

In 2016, the NEMAC team started working with the City of Asheville to guide staff through a five-step resilience planning process developed for the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit. At the end of 2016 the team completed the assessment phase that highlights the primary climate-related threats the City faces

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Triangle Regional Resiliency Partnership

The Triangle Regional Resiliency Partnership was formed to address the need for a resilience assessment in the Triangle region of North Carolina. NEMAC guided the partnership in assessing, planning, and prioritizing resilience-building strategies.

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Land of Sky Resilience Exposure Report

Land of Sky Region Economic Resilience

The Land of Sky Regional Council desires to
build resilience into its current and future
plans, with an emphasis on economic
development and transportation assets. By
being proactive, the region can approach
resiliency through a positive lens of
opportunities rather than focusing on
threats.

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