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From Adapting in Place to Adaptive Migration: Designing and Facilitating an Equitable Relocation Strategy

Implementing Organization

Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), University of New Orleans (UNO), RESTORE Act Center of Excellence for Louisiana (LA-COE)


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The U.S. Department of Treasury

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 5: Centers of Excellence Research Grant Program


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Environmental Research

Targeted Resources

Community and Human Health

Project Description

Evaluated populations in Terrebonne Parish to identify the opportunities and challenges in designing an effective and equitable relocation policy that retains traditional communities while reducing risk. The team collected data by interviewing residents about their concerns and priorities regarding the role of government in helping them relocate should they decide to move.


Marla Nelson
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