Once a disaster strikes, chances are you are being pulled in multiple directions and uncertain where to devote attention first with limited time available for research. The disaster response phase can be overwhelming and emotionally drainin...[more]
On November 12, 2015 IEDC held a webinar on Identifying Economic Recovery Priorities. Following a disaster, there are varying visions for the community’s recovery. To create a thorough recovery plan, it is essential to start by understandin...[more]
The NADO Research Foundation has released Planning for a More Resilient Future: A Guide to Regional Approaches, a report that summarizes the rapidly-growing body of research on resilience, describing the main ideas that are driving policy a...[more]
Gulf Coast residents knew it was coming, and they knew it would be bad – but few probably imagined just how devastating it would be.
Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast on August 29, 2005, flooding 80 percent of New Orleans, oblitera...[more]
IEDC held a webinar on August 6 titled Developing an Entrepreneurship Ecosystem for Resiliency. Entrepreneurs are the rainbow following the storm for many communities. Not only are they creating jobs, filling a vacant space, and possibly, c...[more]
RestoreYourEconomy.org provides resources and best practice information for public and private stakeholders who are seeking to rebuild their local economies after an economic disruption, be it a natural disaster or man-made crisis, as well as assisting the business community in preparing for a disruption.
It is a one-stop shop of disaster preparedness, post-disaster economic recovery, and economic resilience resources, tools, event announcements as well as opportunities to connect with peers through social media groups.