Resilient Communities

Resilient Communities Audio Podcast

Resilient Communities is a podcast from the RAND Corporation that offers insights into strengthening communities' capacity to withstand and recover from disasters and other conditions that affect community well-being.

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Episodes

  • Resilient Communities: Building Strong Communities Through Affordable Housing

    Jul 16, 2012

    In this Resilient Communities podcast, we hear from Heather Schwartz, a policy researcher based in RAND's New Orleans office who studies the effects of integrating low- and middle-income families on the school experiences of children from low-income families.

  • Remaking a School System in the Wake of Natural Disaster

    May 15, 2012

    In this Resilient Communities podcast, Jennifer Steele discusses the differences in policies and practices between charter and traditional schools in New Orleans, where charter-based reform spread in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

  • Resilient Communities: Creating Resilient Coastal Communities

    Feb 28, 2012

    In this Resilient Communities podcast, Jordan R. Fischbach discusses recent research that has helped the city of New Orleans address the challenge of reducing flood risk and is relevant to many other coastal communities that are concerned with water resources, infrastructure planning, rising sea levels, and flooding.

  • Resilient Communities: Creating a Community of Practice

    Dec 12, 2011

    In this Resilient Communities podcast, Admiral Thad Allen discusses the critical questions confronting the field of community resilience as well as a new toolkit developed by RAND researchers to support community disaster planning.

About RAND

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