New Report: Building and Measuring Community Resilience

Building and Measuring Community Resilience: Actions for Communities and the Gulf Research Program, a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, recommends steps U.S. communities can take to measure their progress in building resilience to disasters, and identifies ways the National Academies’ Gulf Research Program can support Gulf communities’ efforts to build and measure resilience. 

Advance copies of the report will be available to reporters only beginning at 1 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, March 19.

The report is embargoed and not for public release before 11 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, March 20.

Reporters who wish to obtain a copy should contact the Office of News and Public Information at tel. 202-334-2138 or email

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