The Climate Resiliency Guidelines provide step-by-step instructions to go beyond building code and standards, which are informed with historic climate data by also looking to specific, forward-looking climate data for use in the design of City facilities.
This report discusses flood risk in Red Hook, whether an IFPS (first recommended in 2013) is feasible to address the risks and what comprehensive resiliency means here, and identifies a FEMA-eligible project for a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program application, tailored to this unique waterfront.
Pursuant to LL18 of 2015, the task force’s report analyzing the damages and losses sustained by community-based organizations and houses of worship, identifying recovery resources, and making recommendations to improve coordination local government and the non-profit and faith-based organizations.
The Coney Island Creek Resiliency Study, which began in fall 2014, is an early step in a long-term strategy to protect the life, property, and livelihoods of Coney Island and Gravesend communities from the effects of storm surge and sea level rise.
Report to quantify multifamily and mixed-use buildings in high-risk flood plain areas in NYC, to determine current levels of flood insurance coverage by building type, to understand potential future costs and perceptions around future flood risk and mitigation and to make recommendations
The Gowanus Canal and Newtown Creek Storm Surge Barrier Studies project is a conceptual feasibility
study that may be used in assessing the need to advance to more a detailed and complete feasibility
study and could inform such a study or the project implementation that may follow.