Building Climate-Ready Communities
Climate change is bringing more intense storms, rain events and floods to our area. After leading the rebuild and recovery work for the flood of 2012, we know that people who are poor and vulnerable are often hit hardest. That’s why we’re developing innovative solutions that help our whole community—especially our most vulnerable members—increase their resiliency to the impacts of climate change.
How this work is making change:
Our collaboration with experts across the region helps bring the latest thinking in climate readiness to our community. We are improving food and water security, making houses more able to weather storms, supporting the development of renewable and local power, and more. These efforts help make our community stronger and more resilient, step-by-step.
Ways to support this work:
While leading disaster recovery efforts during the 2012 floods, we often heard stories about the emotional effect that the flood had on households. With the launch of ReadyNorth.org, individual househ…