National policies and plans

Cover of the White House action plan
2022
Vice President Harris launched the White House Action Plan on Global Water Security, a landmark whole-of-government effort for a water-secure world. The plan covers the full spectrum of global water issues and advances U.S. leadership on water security.
U.S. Department of State
Coverpage "Department of Agriculture"
2021
The Biden-Harris Administration released plans developed by more than 20 federal agencies that outline the steps each agency will take to ensure their facilities and operations adapt to and are increasingly resilient to climate change impacts.
White House, the
2021

Stormwater management planning is necessary to protect public safety and infrastructure from local and regional flooding while meeting regulatory requirements which protect the environment. Due to changes in land use from redevelopment, increasing sea

City of Miami
2021

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Wildland Fire Science Strategic Plan defines critical, core fire science capabilities for understanding fire-related and fire-responsive earth system processes and patterns, and informing management decision making

United States Geological Survey
2021

The Wildfire and Forest Resilience Action Plan is designed to strategically accelerate efforts to:

  • Restore the health and resilience of California forests, grasslands and natural places;
  • Improve the fire safety of our communities; and
  • Sustain the
State of California, the
2019

The National Mitigation Investment Strategy is a single national strategy for advancing mitigation investment to reduce hazard risks, and for increasing the United States’ resilience to natural hazards. The strategy’s objective is to identify and measure

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
2019

During the next 50 years, Louisiana is projected to lose more land and wetlands along its coast than it can rebuild, even if restoration efforts are completed as currently planned. With less wetland buffer, the state’s coastal regions face increased storm

Louisiana's Strategic Adaptations for Future Environments
2018

This Hazard Mitigation Plan was developed for the purpose of:

  • Identifying hazards present in the Commonwealth.
  • Determining the areas impacted by identified hazards that affect the lives and property of Pennsylvania citizens.
  • Assessing what has been
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
2018

This bill amends the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 to expand activities under the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program to include:

  • gathering information on community resilience (i.e., the ability of a community to prepare for
United States of America - government
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

Commonwealth of Virginia