After Sandy
After Sandy

After Sandy

Advancing Strategies for Long-Term Resilience and Adaptability

SOCIAL SCIENCE

50 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: Paperback

Paperback, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $16.95)

Publication Date: November 2013

ISBN 9780874202922

Price: $14.95
 
 

Overview

After Sandy: Advancing Strategies for Long-Term Resilience and Adaptability offers guidance on postdisaster rebuilding and building in anticipation of future disasters in a way that helps preserve the environment, boost economic prosperity, and foster a high quality of life. This report, which came out of a week-long advisory-services panel, acknowledges that the increased frequency of severe weather events, as well as rising sea levels, are compelling the real estate industry to address climate change by working with the public sector to implement adaptive measures that better protect both the built and natural environment.

Author Biography

Urban Land Institute is a nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to providing leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. They are located in Washington, DC.