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These resources offer local case studies, example policy, data tools, and other guides to support coordinated and interdisciplinary risk reduction and emergency management planning and investment.

RR-01 Identify at-risk populations and infrastructure

Local Study: Analysis of the Vulnerability of Southeast Florida to Sea Level Rise; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2012

Workshop: RCAP Implementation Workshop: Essential Tools: Integrating the Southeast Florida Sea Level Rise Projections Into Community Planning; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2016

RCAP Implementation Guidance: Integrating the Unified Sea Level Rise Projection into Local Plans; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2016

Brief: Flood Vulnerability Assessment RFP/Q Creation; American Flood Coalition; no date

Local Study: Climate-Sensitive Hazards in Florida; Florida Department of Health; 2013

Analytical Tool: Social Vulnerability Index; US CDC; ongoing

Local Study: Unified Sea Level Rise Projections; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; ongoing

RR-02 Integrate climate scenarios into planning

Workshop: RCAP Implementation Workshop: Post Disaster Redevelopment Planning; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2018

RR-03 Include vulnerability analyses in emergency management

Local Study: Analysis of the Vulnerability of Southeast Florida to Sea Level Rise; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2012

Local Study: Climate-Sensitive Hazards in Florida; Florida Department of Health; 2013

Analytical Tool: Social Vulnerability Index; US CDC; ongoing

Workshop: Adaptation, Emergency Management, and Hazard Mitigation in Southeast Florida Webinar; Center for Clean Air Policy; 2013

RR-04 Create pre-disaster plans

Brief: Planning for Hazards: Land Use Solutions for Colorado - Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning; Colorado Department of Local Affairs; no date

Report: Pre-Disaster Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery: Case Studies; Community Planning Workshop Community Service Center; 2010

Workshop: RCAP Implementation Workshop: Post Disaster Redevelopment Planning ; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2018

RR-05 Reduce risk exposure with insurance

RCAP Implementation Guidance: Reducing Climate Risk and Creating Economic Opportunity; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2016

RR-06 Prioritize transportation adaptation investments

Local Study: Assessment of Available Tools to Create a More Resilient Transportation System; Miami-Dade County; 2016

Analytical Tool: Sea Level Scenario Sketch Planning Tool; University of Florida GeoPlan Center; ongoing

RR-07 Align plans with Coastal Construction Control Line

Local Study: Guidelines to Local Governments for Temporary Coastal Armoring Seaward of the Coastal Construction Control Line; Florida DEP; 2015

RR-08 Promote climate adaptation plans across sectors

Local Study: Emerging Legal and Institutional Responses to Sea-Level Rise in Florida and Beyond; Columbia Journal of Environmental Law; 2016

Local Resource Guide: Sea–Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment Tools and Resources; Florida State University; 2015

RCAP Implementation Guidance: Integrating the Unified Sea Level Rise Projection into Local Plans; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2016

RR-09 Review the Florida Building Code

Workshop: RCAP Implementation Workshop: Building Codes for Climate Resilience; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2019

RR-10 Communicate risk to all residents

Local Resource Guide: Municipal King Tide Toolkit; City of Ft. Lauderdale; 2016

National Resource Guide FEMA Flood Risk Communication Toolkit for Community Officials; FEMA; ongoing

RR-11 Promote policies to reduce flood risks

Local Study: Emerging Legal and Institutional Responses to Sea-Level Rise in Florida and Beyond; Columbia Journal of Environmental Law; 2016

Report: Addressing Affordability and Long-Term Resiliency Through the National Flood Insurance Program; Environmental Law Institute; 2015

National Resource Guide: National Flood Insurance Program Community Rating System; FEMA; 2020

Report: Mitigation Matters: Policy Solutions to Reduce Local Flood Risk; Pew Trust; 2019

RR-12 Promote renewable energy and storage

Brief: Public Health Energy Emergency Preparedness: A Critical Federal-State-Private Sector Partnership; Environmental and Energy Institute; 2017

RCAP Implementation Guidance: Resilient Energy Systems; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2019

Report: Our Powers Combined: Energy Efficiency and Solar in Affordable Multifamily Buildings; American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy; 2018

National Resource Guide: Housing Organizations with Commitments to On-Site Renewable Energy; HUD; ongoing

RR-13 Use social media to communicate

Report: Innovative Uses of Social Media in Emergency Management; US Department of Homeland Security; 2013

Report: Working with Your Community: Preparing for Emergency Response; Community Healthcare Association of New York State; no date

RR-14 Encourage recovery and adaptation plans

National Resource Guide: Preparedness Planning for Your Business; US Department of Homeland Security; ongoing

National Resource Guide: A Disaster Protection and Recovery Planning Toolkit for the Small to Mid-Sized Business; Institute for Business and Home Safety; 2007

Organization: Business Continuity Information Network; FIU; ongoing

RR-15 Train city and county staff

Local Resource Guide:  Public Health Preparedness Training, Education and Exercise; Florida Department of Health; ongoing

RR-16 Connect with high-vulnerability populations

National Resource Guide: Action Toolkit - In the Eye of the Storm: A People's Guide to Transforming Crisis & Advancing Equity in the Disaster Continuum; NAACP Environmental & Climate Justice Program; 2018

RR-17 Define "communities at risk"

National Resource Guide: Action Toolkit - In the Eye of the Storm: A People's Guide to Transforming Crisis & Advancing Equity in the Disaster Continuum; NAACP Environmental & Climate Justice Program; 2018

Report: Surviving and Thriving in the Face of Rising Seas Building Resilience for Communities on the Front Lines of Climate Change; Union of Concerned Scientists; 2015

RR-18 Integrate chief resilience officer roles

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