Selected Resilience and Sustainability Information

One of the goals of Natural and Cultural Resources recovery is to help communities achieve resiliency and sustainability.  Resiliency is the ability to adapt to changing conditions and withstand, and rapidly recover from, disruptions due to emergencies. Sustainability is meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.  Climate change, energy distribution, urban growth, and a myriad of other factors affect communities and must be accounted for in long-term recovery planning.  Here are a few selected documents discussing trends, issues, and solutions.

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