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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.

Jul 14

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Posted on July 14, 2017 at 10:31 AM by Katie White

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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Jun 16

'From Blight to Bright' by Lauren Lowery

Posted on June 16, 2017 at 8:58 AM by Katie White

Last year, the City of Norfolk concluded a comprehensive affordable housing study to determine how to best direct our efforts as a city to achieve goal three of the Resilience Strategy: advance initiatives to connect communities, strengthen neighborhoods, and deconcentrate poverty. 

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Jun 02

‘Tidewater’ Calls Attention to Sea Level Rise through Military Perspective

Posted on June 2, 2017 at 10:13 AM by Katie White

Award winning filmmaker Roger Sorkin specializes in films that explore the complex relationship between energy, national security, and the environment. Last week, Sorkin presented his 45-minute film, Tidewater, to arguably his most critical audience, Hampton Roads residents.

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