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Resilient Children/Resilient Communities Initiative

Lead PI: Jeffrey Schlegelmilch

Unit Affiliation: National Center for Disaster Preparedness (NCDP)

December 2018 - December 2020
Active
North America ; United States
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: A three year project in two pilot communities to develop children resilience coalitions. Preparedness activities are based and measured by the CPI and other tools. Will also develop a National Children's Resilience Board to integrate with policy. Extended for two additional years for communities recovering from disasters in North Carolina and Puerto Rico.

OUTCOMES: • Resilient Children Coalitions
• Coalition toolkit (trainings, planning templates, etc.)
• National Children’s Resilience Board
• Research Reports
• Policy White Papers
• Training Programs

SPONSOR:

GlaxoSmithKline

ORIGINATING SPONSOR:

GSK

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$975,000

KEYWORDS

children community resilience natural disaster disaster plan toolbox

THEMES

Restless earth