Resilience Plans


Helping communities understand climate impacts and build resilience for a better future

City of Asheville Overview

City of Asheville Resilience Plan

The NEMAC team led City of Asheville staff through the “Steps to Resilience,” a five-step climate-risk planning process developed for the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit. The resulting citywide resilience plan to assess and address the effects of climate change was incorporated into Asheville’s 2018 comprehensive plan.

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City of Charleston Resilience

City of Charleston Resilience Plan

In 2019, NEMAC, in partnership with Fernleaf, a large consultant team, and the City of Charleston, assisted in developing a quantified assessment to guide city-wide resilience planning, following the nationally recognized “Steps to Resilience” framework from the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit.

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Land of Sky Resilience Exposure Report

Land of Sky Region Economic Resilience Exposure Analysis

The Land of Sky Regional Council of Governments worked, in 2017, with NEMAC to develop a resilience plan for the region’s economic development and transportation assets. By following the “Steps to Resilience” from the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit, the resultant report revealed regional assets facing exposure from a changing environment. Land of Sky went on to work with NEMAC’s partner Fernleaf to perform a full vulnerability assessment for the region.

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