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Linking Risk to Resilience: A Quantitative Method for Communities to Prioritize Resilience Investments

To help communities prioritize investments in resilience, this report describes a method to define hazard-specific risk based on hazard impacts, correlated with the resilience characteristics aligned with community priorities, and rank these investments based on their relative benefit. Using flood as the proof-of-principle hazard, this report describes a method and corresponding decision support tool, in development through an effort funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, to perform a rapid flood risk assessment to support data-driven investments in resilience enhancement.

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Last Published Date: November 14, 2017
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