Resilience Roundup for February 19, 2016

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Community Resilience Evaluating Investments in Community Resilience Three key trends in the humanitarian landscape and what they mean for business A journey to the end of Ebola. Business Resilience Saying ‘I Do’ to Resilience-10 Potential Barriers to Business Bliss Poor Visibility Puts a Majority of Organizations at Risk for Supply Chain Disruption Three Disaster Recovery Myths to Leave Behind in … Read More

Resiliency Roundup for February 12, 2016

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Community Resilience Moving resilience measurement from theory to practice. Consilience Enhances Resilience: A Key Element of CSA Farms Building resilience in communities on the brink of disaster Business Resilience Moody’s: Threat of cyber risk is of growing importance to credit analysis. Financial-Services Organizations Struggle to Meet Service-Availability Goals DHS: Business Continuity Disaster Recovery New York State Needs $17.8 Billion More … Read More

Resiliency Roundup for February 5, 2016

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Community Resilience USAID Food For Peace Supports Food Security, Drought Resilience In Rural Communities. Resilience: An ‘idea of good currency’ Communicating climate change adaptation, resilience in Zimbabwe Business Resilience UK one of biggest EU spenders on IT security Why Isn’t Hospital Device Security in the Spotlight? Small Business Have a Role in Community Resilience. Disaster Recovery Disaster prep keeps agencies … Read More

Resiliency Roundup for January 29th, 2016

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Community Resilience Resilient Design Needed More than Ever Six Foundations for Building Community Resilience Climate Equity: Building Resilience for Communities on the Frontlines of Climate Change; Business Resilience Businesses Freeze Compliance Budgets, Despite Growing Need UK businesses struggling with disaster recovery Game over for the router Managing risk in a hotbed of disaster exposures Disaster Recovery New Institute for disaster … Read More

Resiliency Roundup for November 23rd, 2015

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Community Resilience  Community resilience to climate change: An evidence review : The concept of community resilience to climate change in the UK has a diverse range of meanings and associated activities. This review of evidence … (Joseph Rowntree Foundation) Energy Democracy: Inside Californians’ Game-Changing Plan for Community-Owned Power : There are clean job alternatives, like Community Choice energy, and this … Read More

Community Resiliency Overview

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Resilience, is often framed as the length of time it takes to “recover” from a shock to the structure (i.e. hazard/disaster). There is an over emphasis on the speed of recovery versus the quality of recovery. (Haas, Kates and Bowden 1977/Olshansky 2008). With that said, community resilience is the capability to anticipate risk, limit impact, and bounce back rapidly through survival, adaptability, evolution, … Read More

ACP Chair Remembers Katrina +10

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Fellow ACP Members, As many of you know, I am a proud native New Orleanian and with the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina I was asked to write a quick submission to our newest ACP website addition “member spotlight”. I look forward to reading each of your reflections as we move onward with this project. Hurricane Katrina for New … Read More

Engagement, Changing the Dialogue

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I had a very interesting conversation the other day about one of the major tenants of resilience, engagement.  For a community to be resilient each member must be engaged, they have to feel as if they have a voice and that their voice matters. Today we are more connected than ever, we have instant access to all types of information. But are we really engaged? … Read More