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Brief: Practical Advice for Transitioning to Recovery

Brief: Practical Advice for Transitioning to Recovery

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]

Webinar Recording – Identifying Economic Recovery Priorities

Webinar Recording - Identifying Economic Recovery Priorities

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]

NADO Research Foundation Releases New Report and Website on Regional Resilience

NADO Research Foundation Releases New Report and Website on Regional Resilience

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]

Hurricane Katrina, 10 years Later: Reflecting on Then and Now

Hurricane Katrina, 10 years Later: Reflecting on Then and Now

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]

Webinar Recording – Developing an Entrepreneurship Ecosystem for Resiliency

Webinar Recording – Developing an Entrepreneurship Ecosystem for Resiliency

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]



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