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The RAFT is a collaborative, community-driven process and full-service tool developed to help Virginia’s coastal localities improve resilience to flooding and other coastal storm hazards while remaining economically and socially viable.

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"After reading the RAFT Scorecard for our community, the Saxis team immediately knew where it could improve to prepare for Florence – getting a count of who was staying, who was evacuating, providing transport to shelters, creating a master communication list, etc.!”  ·The Saxis Resilience Implementation Team

The RAFT Resilience Resources

The RAFT Resilience Research & Policy Products

 

The RAFT Resilience Research & Policy Products

The RAFT Resilience 

Communication Products

 

The RAFT Resilience Communication Policy

The RAFT Scorecard Assessments & Checklists

 

The RAFT Scorecard Assessments & Checklists

The RAFT Resilience Maps 

 

The RAFT Resilience Maps 

State & National Resilience Resources

 

State & National Resources

The RAFT in the News

 

RAFT in the News

This website, Task # 92.03 was funded by the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program at the Department of Environmental Quality through Grant # NA17NOS4190152of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, under the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA, or any of its subagencies.

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This project is a partnership between: The Institute for Engagement & Negotiation at the University of Virginia, The Virginia Coastal Policy Center at William & Mary Law School, and Old Dominion University/Virginia Sea Grant Climate Adaptation and Resilience Program

 

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