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Local Government Guide to Coastal Resilience: Case Studies

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    Local Government Guide to Coastal Resilience: Case Studies

     

    Local Government Guide to Coastal Resilience Playlist

    This YouTube playlist is part of NACo’s project “Local Government Guide to Coastal Resilience” and ASFPM’s project "Understanding and Managing Flood Risk: A Guide for Elected Officials." Developed by ASFPM.

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    Bringing Together Elected Officials and Coastal Managers for Coastal Resilience

    This post and story map showcases the four county teams from the Coastal Counties Resilience Challenge and details the county team members, the coastal threats faced by the counties, the teams' action plans, and progress over the life of the Challenge. Developed by ASFPM.

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    A Resilient Santa Rosa County

    This story map showcases the work that Santa Rosa County, Fla. accomplished through NACo’s Strengthening Coastal Counties Resilience Technical Assistance Program. The focus of the county’s resilience efforts was to tailor them to the identity of the county.

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    Broward County, Fla. Provides Seawall Replacement Alternatives that Ensure Flood Protection

    On January 7, 2020, the Broward Board of County Commissioners adopted the “Land Use Policy 2.21.7” to ensure consistent tidal flood barrier elevation in the region. In their research, the county found that shorelines will need to adapt to over 2 feet of sea level rise by 2070. The Policy will, provide a resiliency standard against coastal inundation and encourage projects to incorporate natural features that provide ecosystem services.

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    After Hurricane Harvey, Harris County Implements New Policies to Increase Flood Resilience

    In Harris County Texas, Hurricane Harvey caused a once in a 1,000-year flood resulting in the flooding of 154,000 homes, most of which did not have flood insurance. In this article, Harris County, Texas Judge Ed Emmett explores the policy impacts that Hurricane Harvey had on the county. The new policies included new building code regulations, a $2.5 billion flood protection bond issue and assessing flood risk more accurately. Developed by ASFPM.

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Local Government Guide to Coastal Resilience Playlist

This YouTube playlist is part of NACo’s project “Local Government Guide to Coastal Resilience” and ASFPM’s project "Understanding and Managing Flood Risk: A Guide for Elected Officials." Developed by ASFPM.

Bringing Together Elected Officials and Coastal Managers for Coastal Resilience

This post and story map showcases the four county teams from the Coastal Counties Resilience Challenge and details the county team members, the coastal threats faced by the counties, the teams' action plans, and progress over the life of the Challenge. Developed by ASFPM.

A Resilient Santa Rosa County

This story map showcases the work that Santa Rosa County, Fla. accomplished through NACo’s Strengthening Coastal Counties Resilience Technical Assistance Program. The focus of the county’s resilience efforts was to tailor them to the identity of the county.

Broward County, Fla. Provides Seawall Replacement Alternatives that Ensure Flood Protection

On January 7, 2020, the Broward Board of County Commissioners adopted the “Land Use Policy 2.21.7” to ensure consistent tidal flood barrier elevation in the region. In their research, the county found that shorelines will need to adapt to over 2 feet of sea level rise by 2070. The Policy will, provide a resiliency standard against coastal inundation and encourage projects to incorporate natural features that provide ecosystem services.

After Hurricane Harvey, Harris County Implements New Policies to Increase Flood Resilience

In Harris County Texas, Hurricane Harvey caused a once in a 1,000-year flood resulting in the flooding of 154,000 homes, most of which did not have flood insurance. In this article, Harris County, Texas Judge Ed Emmett explores the policy impacts that Hurricane Harvey had on the county. The new policies included new building code regulations, a $2.5 billion flood protection bond issue and assessing flood risk more accurately. Developed by ASFPM.

 

 

 

 

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