Definitions to Understand
Whether an asset (people, property, businesses, etc.) is present in a hazard zone.
Refers to aspects of an asset that cause it to be susceptible to the damaging effects of the hazard.
Assesses (1) exposure, (2) sensitivity, and (3) adaptive capacity of an asset (it is all-encompassing).
A single component of vulnerability that is utilized to assess exposure to risk (it should be used to frame conversations).
North Florida Resources
Public/Private Regional Resiliency (P2R2)
The P2R2 Committee considers actions it believes will enhance the resilience of Northeast Florida, finds partners to help with implementation and then takes action.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
FEMA Resilience aims to build a culture of preparedness through insurance, mitigation, preparedness, continuity, and grant programs.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
For more information on resilience, including continuity of operations ... continuity of government, please visit the resilience page on FEMA.gov.
Mitgation Fact Sheet - FEMA
FEMA's Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA) maintains fact sheets for a quick reference on topics about grant programs, national flood insurance, earthquake hazard reduction programs, building science, environmental and historic preservation, and others.
Sea Level Rise