Resiliency Resource Websites

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NC Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ)

Divisions of interest include Coastal Management Division, and Environmental Assistance and Customer Service Division

NC Division of Coastal Management

NC Emergency Management Division

Under NC Department of Public Safety. Topics such as Disaster Recovery, Hazardous Materials, Emergency Communications, Homeland Security, Nuclear Emergency Preparedness, Risk Management, and Grants.

NC Floodplain Mapping Program - Mitigation


NC Floodplain Mapping Program - NC Flood Risk Information System (FRIS)

Online tool and downloadable data

Resiliency, ReBUILD NC

Under NC Emergency Management Division

Executive Order No. 80

Climate Change and Transition to a Clean Energy Economy


NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Access to science and environmental intelligence to address storm preparedness, erosion, development, habitat loss, sea level rise, threats to water quality, etc. 


Any person to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters.

U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit

Under U.S. Global Change Research Program

U.S. Department of Agriculture - Disaster Resource Center

Food safety, pests and animal disease, weather events, and wildland fire.

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Energy, climate change, energy system security (Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration (ISERI), emergency response).

U.S. Economic Development Administration - Disaster Recovery

Disaster recovery, funding, resources

National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS), under U.S. DHS

Communicates terrorist threat information in a timely, detailed manner.


APA – Hazard Mitigation and Disaster Recovery Planning Division (HMDR)

APA Division membership required for full access.

APA – Coastal Zone Management (2016)

PAS Report 581

APA – Planning for Infrastructure Resilience (2019)

PAS Report 596

APA – Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery: Next Generation (2014)

PAS Report 576

APA – Hazard Mitigation: Integrating Best Practices into Planning (2010)

PAS Report 560


BuildStrong Coalition

Group of firefighters, emergency responders, insurers, engineers, architects, contractors and manufacturers, consumer organizations, code specialists and others for a more resilient America.

Coastal Resilience Center – U.S. Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence

Established with a limited grant using UNC at Chapel Hill.

Golden LEAF Foundation

Economic opportunity for NC rural and tobacco-dependent communities. Grants

National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC)

Advocacy areas include Crop Insurance, Natural Disaster & Mitigation Policy, and Terrorism Risk Insurance. Also includes “Disaster” Resource Center

Naturally Resilient Communities

Lists of solutions, case studies, funding sources, and resources.

The Nature Conservancy

Topics such as resilience, response and recovery, climate change.

NC Joint Underwriting Association (NCJUA) & NC Insurance Underwriting Association (NCIUA)

NCJUA has FAIR (Fair Access to Insurance Requirements) Plan and NCIUA also known as Coastal Property Insurance Pool.

NC League of Municipalities

Annual Leadership in Community Resilience Program.

NC Sea Grant Website, NCSU

North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)

Not-for-profit international regulatory authority to reduce risks to the electrical grid.

Urban Land Institute (ULI) - Urban Resilience Program

Technical assistance, knowledge, catalyze adoption of practices.