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Resilient Communities are the Foundations of a Resilient America.

Build It Better Leadership Forum

Thursday and Friday I had the pleasure to attend the Build It Better Leadership Forum in Charlotte. Renaissance Reinsurance, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, and their partners put on a superlative event bringing together nearly …

The New Resilience – Higher Education

As I continue to develop the concept of “The New Resilience,” today I’ll look at higher education – all education beyond high school. A fundamental fact that any discussion of higher ed has to recognize is …

The New Resilience: Education – The Basics

    “No matter what global problem you are dreading, whether it’s the elimination of poverty, whether it’s the creation of peace, whether its solving environmental energy problems, the solution- whatever it is – multiple solutions, the …

Gulfport named CARRI Partner

Resilience Initiative Gulfport, Miss. -Gulfport Mayor Brent Warr announced today that the City of Gulfport is teaming with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Community and Regional Resilience Initiative (CARRI) to capture the lessons the city and …

CARRI Announces First Two Laboratory Communities

Project part of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Southeast Region Research Initiative   Oak Ridge, Tenn. – Leaders from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL) Community and Regional Resilience Initiative (CARRI) announced today that Gulfport, Mississippi …

Resilient Communities Key to Economic Success

By: Warren Edwards Director, Southeast Regional Research Initiative, Oak Ridge National Laboratory   In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, citizens of the Gulf Coast region of the United States faced the daunting task of putting their …

CARRI Hosts 2nd Annual Resilience Rountable

CARRI Release   Washington DC – The Community and Regional Resilience Initiative (CARRI) hosted its second annual Resilience Roundtable on October 22nd. This day long meeting brought together members of the public and private sector to …

Quakes, floods and hurricanes focus of key panel

Houston Chronicle Online Article, Associated Press, January 20, 2011   Related Articles:   Panel eyes ways to better response to catastrophes Waveland’s Katrina experience part of Congressional report

Conferees discuss ways to get disaster area back to ‘new normal’

Friday September 11, 2009   Memphis Online Article, EPIC, September 11, 2009

CARRI Research Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   For More Information, contact: December 7, 2007 Warren Edwards, 865.574.8277   Community and Regional Resiliency Initiative Adds University of Southern Mississippi Professor to Research Team   Oak Ridge, Tenn – The Oak …

Charleston, SC Announced as Third Partner Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact October 16, 2007 Warren Edwards, 865-574-8277   Community and Regional Resilience Initiative (CARRI) Announces Charleston, SC as Third “Partner Community”   Project part of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s …