Tag: Community Resilience

Plan Ahead: Proactive Approach Can Help Communities Bounce Back When Disaster Strikes

By Craig Gooding, Chris Goodwin, PE, and Craig Schuh, PE When people think of resilience, disaster recovery is often the first thing that comes to mind. But recovery is just that – bouncing back after disaster has struck. But what if communities took a proactive approach, so when disasters happen (and they will!), those communities… Read More »

Reimagining Resilience

By Keely Campbell, PG Resilience is the capacity of a system, like a community, to absorb disturbance while preserving its basic function and structure. As our communities become more and more complex, so are the hurdles they face. While efforts to foster community resilience often focus on the ability to recover from adversity, hardy resilience… Read More »