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USA: Increasing Virginia's resilience to sea level rise and natural hazards (Executive Order 24, 2018)

This executive order was signed by the Governor of Virginia on November 2, 2018. The order gives directives for the strengthening of disaster resilience of state-owned properties, assisting local governments to reduce flood risk through planning and implementing large scale flood protection and adaptation initiatives, and disaster mitigation planning. It outlines the main objectives for building the state's resilience to the effects of sea level rise, natural hazards and extreme weather events.

This order shall remain in full force and effect until amended or rescinded by further executive order.

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  • Themes:Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management, Governance
  • Countries/Regions:United States of America

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/61754

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