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July 2019 Newsletter
Using Insights to Weather the Next Storm
Heading into hurricane season, cities can be ready when disasters strike by identifying their strengths and weaknesses with the Baseline Resilience Indicators for Communities (BRIC) Index on PolicyMap.
Use the Index in your city to discover its scores for social, economic, infrastructural, community capital, institutional, and environmental resilience. The data is made available from the Hazards and Vulnerability Research Institute at the University of South Carolina.
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Latest Publication Relies on PolicyMap
In a recent report, “Climate Adaptation Investment and the Community Reinvestment Act,” the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco uses PolicyMap data in six different maps to demonstrate where disaster declarations occur throughout the country. Specifically, the maps show which counties with disaster declarations are CRA (Community Reinvestment Act) eligible.