A Leading Voice

Resiliency Florida

We’re a leading voice in Florida, helping communities in their efforts to plan and adapt for the future impacts of weather and sea level rise.

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“The implementation of long-term solutions will require time, coordination, research, planning and funding, none of which has been dedicated in significant enough quantities to combat this threat.”

– Roman Gastesi, Monroe County Administrator

from Resiliency Florida

Kristin Jacobs, Executive Director

Resiliency Florida Executive Director Kristin Jacobs at BDA Executive Forum Miami – October 18, 2018

Representatives says education and public awareness about Bermuda’s critical reinsurance market is vital, and Florida and Bermuda must work together on resiliency issues to benefit both stakeholder communities.

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Key Areas of Focus

When dealing with such a broad issue and important issue, we have chosen to focus on key areas that can have the most impact and result in the biggest change.

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Climate Talks Open Amid Dire Warnings About Greenhouse Gases; Florida Paying the Price of Inaction

Laura Cassels, Florida Phoenix, Nov. 27, 2019 https://www.floridaphoenix.com/2019/11/27/climate-talks-open-amid-dire-warnings-about-greenhouse-gases-florida-paying-the-price-of-inaction/ When scientists and world leaders gather in ...

The Keys Face Huge and Looming Bill to Survive Sea Level Rise. They’re Asking Florida for Help

Alex Harris, Miami Herald, November 26, 2019 https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/environment/article237759279.html The initial bill for surviving sea rise ...

Florida Sends $25 Million to the Keys and Miami-Dade to Buy Out Irma Flood Victims

Jenny Staletovich, WLRN, December 4, 2019x https://www.wlrn.org/post/florida-sends-25-million-keys-and-miami-dade-buy-out-irma-flood-victims On Tuesday, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity ...

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