Disaster Preparedness • Economic Recovery • Resilience

Webinar Recordings

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Additional Webinars

America’s Counties Build Community Resiliency Through Coastal Restoration Webinar

Counties that undertake coastal habitat restoration are not only aiding the local environment and ensuring water quality; they are enhancing their own economic well-being. Coastal counties rely on revenue from tourism and local coastal industries, as… …more

Building Disaster Resilient Economies Webinar

On January 26th, IEDC joined the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) and the U.S. Chamber’s Business Civic Leadership Council (BCLC) in co-sponsoring a webinar on post-disaste… …more

Building Local Government Financial Resilience to Disasters Workshop Materials Now Online

On June 4, the NADO Research Foundation, the Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI), and the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (NWGRC) came together to host Building Local Government Financial Resilience to Disasters in Calhoun, Georgia.  This … …more

Economic Recovery – What Happens After the Storm? Webinar

At the end of June 2013, Southern Alberta experienced the worst flood in its history. Environment Canada reports three major storms, a week apart, drenched the region generating record water levels, inundating many southern Alberta towns and forcin… …more

Financial Resiliency in the Face of Disasters Webinar Recording

On July 19, 2013 the Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI) and the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO)  hosted a webinar that focused on how regions and communities can prepare their public sectors to be more financially … …more

From the County Up: Toward a 2030 Vision of Disaster Resilience – Webinar

Watch the National Association of Counties (NACo) First Vice President Linda Langston and the National Academy of Sciences for a thought provoking session about disaster resilience as a national imperative. From managing risk to making investments to… …more

Opportunities in a Post-Disaster Environment Webinar

The NADO Research Foundation is providing a complimentary webinar, Opportunities for Regional Councils in a Post-Disaster Environment, on December 16, 2010 on the subject of the role and involvement of regional councils in disaster recovery. Laurie J… …more

Strengthening Regional Economic Resilience through Business Continuity Planning: Webinar Recording Available for Download

On June 17, the NADO Research Foundation hosted a webinar titled “Strengthening Regional Economic Resilience through Business Continuity Planning.”  Gail Moraton, Business Resiliency Manager at the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safe… …more

Transportation and Disaster Recovery: Lessons Learned From Hurricane Irene Webinar

Lessons Learned from Irene: Vermont RPCs Address Transportation System Recovery, profiles the Regional Planning Commissions (RPC) efforts to assist Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) with Hurricane Irene recovery. …more

Using Community and Economic Development Strategies to Build Disaster Resilient Economies

In the wake of natural disasters, local and regional economies are extremely vulnerable.  Businesses can suffer costly damage, be cut off from supplies, lose sales, and experience disrupted operations.  In some cases, they may even be forced to clo… …more

Webinar on EDA’s New Online Resource: The Triple Bottom Line Tool

The Triple Bottom Line Tool is an online resource designed to help optimize the impact of economic development investments on economic vitality, natural resource stewardship, and community well-being. It is designed to serve investors, economic devel… …more

Webinar Recording: Broadband Technology Has Arrived…Now What?

On February 11, 2016, IEDC held this webinar titled Broadband Technology Has Arrived…Now What? Broadband technology is a key asset to a growing and thriving economy. Cities are establishing high-speed internet service for their citizens and busine… …more