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Disaster Risk Reduction

The "Disaster Risk Reduction" Task Force focuses on risk management and vulnerability reduction as well as recovery planning issues.

Indicators to Assess Community-level Social Vulnerability to Climate Change: An addendum to SocMon and SEM-Pasifika regional socioeconomic monitoring guidelines

Climate change, Climate change impacts, Economic Resilience, Resilience, Smart Growth, socio-economic, SSG, Vulnerability

August 23, 2021

Wongbusarakum, S., & Christy, L. (2011). Indicators to assess community-level social vulnerability to climate change: An addendum to SocMon and SEM-Pasifika regional socioeconomic monitoring guidelines (pp. 41). Silver Spring, MD: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office for Coastal Management, Coral Reef Conservation Program.

Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands – CNMI: Low impact development best management practices, past, present, & future

climate adaptation, Resilience, Smart Growth, SSG Planning Tools, Sustainable Communities

August 17, 2021

Williams D., Williams, S.J. and Toth-Dennis, D. (2018). Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands – CNMI – Low impact development best management practices, past, present, & future. Hawaii: Hawaii ADU

Regional Resilience Toolkit: 5 steps to build large scale resilience to natural disasters

climate adaptation, hazard mitigation, Resilience, Smart Growth, SSG Planning Tools, Sustainable Communities

August 17, 2021

US Environmental Protection Agency. (2019). Regional resilience toolkit: 5 steps to build large scale resilience to natural disasters. (pp. 228). Washington, DC: US Environmental Protection Agency

Drought response and recovery: A basic guide for water utilities

climate adaptation, Drought, EPA, Smart Growth, SSG Planning Tools, Sustainable Communities, utilities

August 17, 2021

US Environmental Protection Agency. (2017). Drought response and recovery: A basic guide for water utilities (No. EPA 810-B-17-003) (pp. 37). Washington, DC: US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

Framework for creating a smart growth economic development strategy: A tool for small cities and towns

Economic Resilience, EPA, Smart Growth, SSG Planning Tools, Sustainable Communities

August 17, 2021

US Environmental Protection Agency. (2016). Framework for creating a smart growth economic development strategy: A tool for small cities and towns (No. EA 231-R-15-003) (pp. 34). Washington, DC: US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Sustainable Communities.

Tools, strategies, and lessons learned from EPA Green Infrastructure Technical Assistance Projects

EPA, Green Infrastructure, Smart Growth, SSG Planning Tools, Sustainable Communities

August 16, 2021

US Environmental Protection Agency. (2015). Tools, strategies, and lessons learned from EPA Green Infrastructure Technical Assistance Projects (No. EPA 832-R-15-016) (pp. 20). Washington, DC: US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wastewater Management

Adaptation strategies guide for water utilities

climate adaptation, EPA, Smart Growth, SSG Planning Tools, Sustainable Communities, utilities

August 16, 2021

US Environmental Protection Agency. (2015). Adaptation strategies guide for water utilities (No. EPA 817-K-15-001) (pp. 139). Washington, DC: US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

Partnership for sustainable communities: Five years of learning from communities and coordinating federal investments

EPA, Smart Growth, SSG Planning Tools, Sustainable Communities

August 16, 2021

US Environmental Protection Agency. (2014). Partnership for sustainable communities: Five years of learning from communities and coordinating federal investments (No. 231- R-14–004) (pp. 22). Washington, DC: US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Sustainable Communities

Synthesis of adaptation options for coastal areas

climate adaptation, coastal, EPA, Resilience, Sea Level Rise, Smart Growth

August 16, 2021

US Environmental Protection Agency. (2009). Synthesis of adaptation options for coastal areas (No. EPA 430-F-08-024) (pp. 32). Washington, DC: US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water, Climate Ready Estuaries Program

Achieving Hazard-Resilient Coastal & Waterfront Smart Growth: Coastal and waterfront smart growth and hazard mitigation roundtable report

Climate change, coastal, hazard mitigation, NOAA, Resilience, Sea Level Rise, SLR, Smart Growth

August 16, 2021

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, & US Environmental Protection Agency. (2013). Achieving hazard-resilient coastal & waterfront smart growth: Coastal and waterfront smart growth and hazard mitigation roundtable report (pp. 26). Washington, DC: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management.