NFK Resilient City

Norfolk Resilient City

Our collective goal is not only to reduce risks, but also to innovate and transform our city in a systemic and holistic way, embracing new ways of thinking and managing and thriving amid conditions that require continuous innovation.

Apr 26

City of Norfolk applies for federal Choice Neighborhood Implementation (CNI) Grant

Posted on April 26, 2019 at 12:49 PM by Ben Streetman

The City of Norfolk and Norfolk Redevelopment Housing Authority (NRHA) are partnering to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty by rebuilding the area known as the St. Paul’s Area to improve upon resilience of both human capital and the environment.   

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Apr 10

RE.bound Bonds

Posted on April 10, 2019 at 2:28 PM by jay.tewalt jay.tewalt

Investing in resilience is complicated. The City of Norfolk organized a workshop to discuss how to capture potential insurance benefits generated by specific coastal protection projects. 

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Mar 11

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Posted on March 11, 2019 at 10:21 AM by jay.tewalt jay.tewalt

The City of Norfolk is building community-level resilience through a collaborative initiative, Neighbors Helping Neighbors. Under the program, Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) Midrise apartment residents participate in a three-week emergency preparedness workshop to learn about disaster readiness, neighborhood safety, fire safety, and first aid. 

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