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]
Join IEDC for the free upcoming workshop Oct 4 - 9:00-12:30 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage Alaska. This is held in conjunction with IEDC's Annual Conference, but is free and open to the public. With economic losses...[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]
IEDC on July 22 held this webinar on Building Resiliency in Your Economy. Everyone’s talking about resiliency. What does it mean for your community? EDOs are often unexpectedly called to action when there’s a manmade or natural event that s...[more]
Across the country, local and regional agencies are finding new ways of building resilience through their day-to-day decisions. By applying a new lens to not only disaster recovery but also to planning, zoning, capital investment, lending,...[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 resiliency resources, tools, event announcements as well as opportunities to connect with peers through social media groups.