Resiliency Resource Websites

Note:  Websites change over time, so some of the links below may no longer be active. We will do our best to keep links up to date. Reports of inactive links are appreciated. If you find a link that is no longer working, please email APA-NC Chapter Administrator.

For questions regarding the APA-NC Resiliency Committee, please contact the APA-NC Resiliency Committee Chair


NC GOVERNMENT SITES


NC Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ)

deq.nc.gov/

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


NC Division of Coastal Management

deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/coastal-management


NC Emergency Management Division

www.ncdps.gov/ncem

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

flood.nc.gov/ncflood/mitigation.html

Mitigation


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

fris.nc.gov

Online tool and downloadable data


Resiliency, ReBUILD NC

www.rebuild.nc.gov/resiliency

Under NC Emergency Management Division


Executive Order No. 80

governor.nc.gov/documents/executive-order-no-80-north-carolinas-commitment-address-climate-change-and-transition

Climate Change and Transition to a Clean Energy Economy


FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SITES


NOAA Office for Coastal Management

coast.noaa.gov/

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


Ready

ready.gov

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


U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit

toolkit.climate.gov/

Under U.S. Global Change Research Program


U.S. Department of Agriculture - Disaster Resource Center

www.usda.gov/topics/disaster-resource-center

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


U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

www.energy.gov/

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


U.S. Economic Development Administration - Disaster Recovery

www.eda.gov/disaster-recovery/

Disaster recovery, funding, resources


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

www.dhs.gov/national-terrorism-advisory-system

Communicates terrorist threat information in a timely, detailed manner.


PLANNING PROFESSION RELATED SITES


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

www.planning.org/divisions/hazardmitigation/

APA Division membership required for full access.


APA – Coastal Zone Management (2016)

www.planning.org/publications/report/9026904/

PAS Report 581


APA – Planning for Infrastructure Resilience (2019)

www.planning.org/publications/report/9192800/

PAS Report 596


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

www.planning.org/publications/report/9026899/

PAS Report 576


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

www.planning.org/publications/report/9026884/

PAS Report 560


VARIOUS ORGANIZATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS


BuildStrong Coalition

buildstrongamerica.com/

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

coastalresiliencecenter.unc.edu/

Established with a limited grant using UNC at Chapel Hill.


Golden LEAF Foundation

www.goldenleaf.org/

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


National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC)

www.namic.org/

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


Naturally Resilient Communities

nrcsolutions.org/

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


The Nature Conservancy

nature.org/

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


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

www.ncjua-nciua.org/

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


NC League of Municipalities

www.nclm.org/

Annual Leadership in Community Resilience Program.


NC Sea Grant Website, NCSU

ncseagrant.ncsu.edu


North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)

www.nerc.com

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


Urban Land Institute (ULI) - Urban Resilience Program

americas.uli.org/research/centers-initiatives/urban-resilience-program/

Technical assistance, knowledge, catalyze adoption of practices.