City of New Orleans unveils comprehensive resilience strategy

Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2015 07:39

A new resilience strategy for the City of New Orleans was launched at a ceremony on 25th August. 'Resilient New Orleans' provides a concrete, strategic roadmap for the City of New Orleans to build urban resilience. The strategy, a joint effort between the City and 100 Resilient Cities (100RC), proposes 41 actions to build citywide resilience.The strategy comes with over $1 million in commitments for implementation from 100RC Platform Partners, in both the public and private sectors, as well as additional commitments from other local and national philanthropic organizations. As the City moves towards implementation, they will also have continuing access to a $100 million pool of tools and services from the 100RC network and platform partners.

Resilient New Orleans lays out dozens of actionable steps, including:

Resilient New Orleans was developed in partnership with over 110 local community leaders and stakeholders.

The full Resilient New Orleans strategy is available at http://resilientnola.org/.