Modest initiatives in planning can help future-proof communities against tomorrow’s extreme weather. Federal Sandy recovery funds should cover these investments.
Building a Resilient Shore
Gov. Christie’s Sandy Recovery Action Plan doesn’t include funds, or a requirement, for long-term resiliency planning. Without those, New Jersey’s rebuilding efforts will not prepare the state sufficiently for the next major weather disaster.
Concerns over Gov. Christie’s Sandy Recovery Action Plan include insufficient funds for planning, too little assistance for low-income renters.
Speakers at a Redevelopment Forum panel session discuss the tools available that can help Shore towns rebuild quickly and well.
New Jersey Future provided comments on Gov. Christie’s proposed Sandy Recovery Plan.
HUD Secretary Donovan, who is leading the long-term post-Superstorm Sandy rebuilding effort, will talk about the issues his task force will need to address.
New Jersey Future is hiring an experienced community planner to work with FEMA and as many as three New Jersey municipalities helping to establish a long-term recovery plan after Superstorm Sandy.
The Rebuilding a Resilient New Jersey Shore conference brought together a diverse group including university professors, planners, engineers, attorneys, FEMA employees, architects, local and state officials and others concerned with the future of the New Jersey coastline.
A new poll finds New Jersey residents strongly support regional approaches to rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy.
News and commentary from around the Web on how best to rebuild the Jersey Shore.