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Socio-Economic Indicators for Coastal Community Disaster Response and Resilience

Implementing Organization

Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$125,060

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

The U.S. Department of Treasury

Funding Program

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

Details

Project Category

Human and Social

Project Actions

Programmatic

Targeted Resources

Human and/or Institutional Capacity

Project Description

Identify socio-economic indicators that can be used in disaster response assessments by: Bringing together leading expertise in this area to populate a searchable database of indicators for community and human wellbeing; work with the Gulf of Mexico National Estuarine Research Reserves to apply these in a local context; publish online and print a guide to socio‚Äźeconomic indicators for disaster response and community resilience.

Contact

Larry McKinney
(361) 825-2070
Larry.McKinney@tamucc.edu
Project Website
Project Partners

David Yoskowitz

Affiliated Institutions

Grant funds to support efforts to 1) Inventory the state-of-art socio-economic indicators for community and human well-being by bringing together leading expertise in this area to populate a searchable database; 2) Examine operationalizing the indicators in a local context by working with Gulf of Mexico National Estuarine Research Reserves, and; 3) Publish online and in print a guide to socio-economic indicators for disaster response and community resilience.

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