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A Managed-Participatory Approach to Community Resiliency: A Case Study of New York State's Response to Extreme Weather Events


This research report presents an innovative case of state-level post-disaster resiliency planning and management in New York. The report also analyzes its performance compared to previous post- disaster federal efforts. It shows that the state’s “Managed-Participatory” approach facilitated production of strong community reconstruction plans by encouraging rigorous local participation and strengthening links between communities and policymakers.
Report


Facing the Storm: Preparing for Increased Extreme Weather in Upstate New York


Co-Sponsored by the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, University at Albany Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, The Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, and the New York State Emergency Management Association (NYSEMA)
April 14, 2014

This program was designed to showcase the University at Albany’s research on upstate severe weather and provided a forum for the emergency response community to discuss what they need to do to prepare for anticipated and historic meteorological events.

Video

Opening Remarks and Keynote Address from Congressman Paul Tonko
Panel 1 – Severe Weather Forecasts for Upstate New York
Panel 2 – Severe Weather Perspectives from the Emergency Management Community
Closing Plenary

Presentations

Panel 1 – Severe Weather Forecasts for Upstate New York
Christopher Thorncroft’s Presentation