Making communities more resilient in the face of physical, social, and economic threats is becoming essential to protecting America’s economy and its communities. Increasingly communities are embracing a resilient framework to strengthen their fabric so it can withstand future stresses. This Quarterly Update will spotlight communities around the country that are serving as models and proving that smart planning can improve quality of life and economic viability while also mitigating the risk of disaster. Learn how access to insurance affects development planning and the potential for post-disaster recovery and how sustainable building contributes to communities’ ability to survive and thrive in spite of disaster.

Event details:

  • Hear the latest on the housing markets;
  • Learn about how insurance coverage affects recovery; and
  • Hear about a community that rebuilt green after being largely destroyed by a tornado.

Panelists:

  • Harriet Tregoning, Director of HUD’s Office of Economic Resilience, Moderator
  • Michael Cohen, RenRe North America, Inc.
  • Kathleen Tierney, Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado Boulder
  • Daniel Wallach, Executive Director of Greensburg Greentown

Additional Information


Friday, January 9, 2015
2:00-4:00 PM
Brooke-Mondale Auditorium
HUD Headquarters

Registration is closed.

 

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PD&R Quarterly Update
01/09/2015