Category Archives: Resilient Neighbors Network

Was the Damage Substantial?

By Ned Swanberg and Rebecca Pfeiffer, State of Vermont After a local flood, fire, or other disaster, an obscure legal responsibility slips out of the fine print to surprise and confound municipal officials: the duty to assess for Substantial Damage … Continue reading

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MOMENTS OF MISFORTUNE, Part 1

A six-part story of the trials and tribulations of a family during a major disaster event. MOMENTS OF MISFORTUNE – Part 1 By Chuck WallaceEdited by Lisa Ballou I knew it! Here he comes. Just like clockwork. He must have … Continue reading

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National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization and Reform

American Bar Association View or download as a pdf: Joe Rossi Edward Thomas on NFIP Reform Summer  2018

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Article: Vermont – Avoiding the Vicious Cycle

By Mike Kline, Vermont Rivers Program Manager and Ned Swanberg, Regional Floodplain Manager November 8, 2018 Vermont is making substantial progress to reduce damages from its de-stabilized rivers.  This is a major change from the 1970s when the state began … Continue reading

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JCHSEM Quarterly Partnership Meeting

JCHSEM will be holding their Quarterly Partnership Luncheon on Friday, October 19 at noon at Shepherd University’s Applied Business Lab. Shepherd University is located at 301 N. King St, Shepherdstown, WV 25443. For a map of the campus and directions … Continue reading

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Jefferson County Homeland Security & Emergency Management September 2018 Newsletter

http://resilientneighbors.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/September2018-Final.pdf

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SPANISH Version of Building Your Roadmap to a Disaster Resilient Future

NHMA is extremely proud and delighted that we have completed the Spanish Language version of Building Your Roadmap To A Disaster Resilient Future! Construya Su Ruta para un Futuro Resiliente ante Desastres The publication was made possible by the expert … Continue reading

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In Tulsa, a National Blueprint for Managing Floods as Cities Grow and Climate Changes

In the aftermath of devastating hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, communities across the U.S. are rethinking ways to control flooding and reduce hazards that could be worsened by urbanization and climate change. https://stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/2017/11/02/in-tulsa-a-national-blueprint-for-managing-floods-as-cities-grow-and-climate-changes/

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RFP for Muncy Resilience Plan

http://nhma.info/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/RFP_MuncyResiliencePlan20170929.pdf REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS The County of Lycoming is requesting sealed proposals for the purchase of professional planning services for the Greater Muncy Resilience Plan. These services include all necessary planning and deliverables for the project as outlined in the … Continue reading

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APA Webinar Presenting the NHMA DRR Curriculum

“Making Communities More Resilient Through Local Mitigation Planning” Date & Time:  Fri, Jul 21, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ED To Register:  https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/841413751309524737 On April 17th & 18th, 2017, the Resilient Neighbors Network Communities participated in the formal rollout of … Continue reading

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