Live Webinar: Addressing Coastal Vulnerabilities and Mitigating Losses
Live Webinar: Addressing Coastal Vulnerabilities and Mitigating Losses On July 19, 2016 at 10:30 AM, researchers of The Metropolitan Center hosted a live webinar to discuss what local governments and agencies are doing to reduce hurricane damage in the context of sea-level rise challenges. Researchers Matthew Walker, Mabel A. Rodriguez and Dr. Maria Ilcheva presented local and national measures and best practices employed by public entities to prepare and mitigate against hurricanes.
The webinar was the first release of the Metropolitan Center’s annual hurricane poll results which tracks Florida residents' awareness and preparation at the start of the hurricane season, as well as perceptions on sea level rise and various measures to prevent damage and losses.
The summary of the 2016 Florida Hurricane Preparedness Survey can be viewed here