Rebuild by Design and APTIM Announce Multi-State Research on Climate Resilience and Preparedness | national
New York, NY, October 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – As our country grapples with the increasing frequency of climate-related events, APTIM is proud to announce a research partnership with Rebuild by Design to demonstrate the critical need state-wide approaches to planning and building a comprehensive resilient infrastructure.
Leading the success of Rebuild by Design of the New York State Environmental Bond Act, which will be on the ballot in November 2022, the partnership will work together to analyze disaster spending in multiple states and provide a pathway action to States to finance infrastructure to reduce the ramifications of high-impact climate events before they occur.
The work will better understand the costs of climate events, include common trends and themes to make the investment both necessary and urgent to demonstrate the strong return on investment (ROI).
Rebuild by Design raises the bar for response, preparedness and resilience by creating innovative processes for communities to collaborate with government to help create collaborative research-based processes that prepare communities and regions for challenges. future challenges. Best known for its Hurricane Sandy design competition that has generated more than $ 2.5 billion in investment in climate-related infrastructure projects in the New York metropolitan area, Rebuild has worked with more than a dozen communities around the world to create design-driven, new policy and research-driven approaches. You can find out more about rebuildbydesign.org.
For decades, APTIM, an award-winning and nationally recognized leader in disaster recovery, coastal engineering, flood mitigation and program management, has taken a holistic approach to resilience, understanding that several systems have an impact on the success or failure of a community affected by storms. Our layered systems approach stems from an emergency management and mitigation perspective, expertise in coastal resilience, and building not only energy efficient communities, but also source protection. energy during major disasters. APTIM provides comprehensive resilience services before, during and after natural disasters by working with clients and communities to better plan, respond, recover and better bounce back.
Jenny Riley APTIM 8338627846 [email protected]
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