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Norfolk Hosts NATO Interdependency in Resilience Conference
Leaders from 34 nations gathered in Norfolk to come up with a plan to improve understanding on how military, business, and civil sectors can work together to reduce risks, including threats from natural disasters and climate change, among others. 
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Using Emerging Technologies to Build Resilience

Norfolk was selected to participate in the What Works Cities Initiative through Bloomberg Philanthropies. The mission of the initiative is to elevate and accelerate cities’ use of data and evidence to engage citizens, make government more effective and improve people’s lives. 
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RISE Seeks to Raise Discourse on Sea Level Threat in Norfolk

RISE, a newly formed nonprofit, wants to elevate Hampton Roads as a global leader in addressing the impact of sea level rise. 
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Norfolk: Building Financial Security One Conversation at a Time

One of 10 cities selected to participate in the Cities of Service Resilience AmeriCorps program, Norfolk trained two AmeriCorps VISTAs as Master Financial Education Volunteers and then embedded them in the Bank On program to serve as financial coaches alongside other volunteers.
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Norfolk Sea Level Rise App Recognized in Coastal Flooding Challenge

The Strome Entrepreneurial Center at Old Dominion University selected the app as one of the winners of the Aerotech-Concursive Sea Level Rise Challenge. Submissions were judged on originality, innovation, technical feasibility, economic viability. 
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Sandia Analyzes Effects of Rising Sea Levels in Norfolk
A new study from Sandia assesses how much the city, its region, and the nation would suffer in damages to lost economic activity if it does nothing to address rising sea levels. The data allows Norfolk to quantify its national and global importance and build the case for obtaining appropriate funding. 
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Norfolk Wins $120 Million Resilience Grant for Virginia
The award from the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s National Disaster Resilience Design Competition will help implement a resilience adaptation plan for the Chesterfield Heights neighborhood. The plan was designed in collaboration with Old Dominion University, Hampton University, and Wetlands Watch. 
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Office of Resilience 

501 Boush St. 
Norfolk, VA 23510

Ph: 757-441-2602

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.