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Louisiana Coastal Adaptation Toolkit Information

Flooding

ASCE
Flood Resistant Design and Construction

FEMA
Community Rating System

Home Builder’s Guide to Coastal Construction

Coastal Construction Manual: Principles and Practices of Planning, Siting, Designing, Constructing, and Maintaining Residential Buildings in Coastal Areas

Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant Programs
This program provides grants for state and local governments for the implementation of long-term hazard mitigation measures following major disasters.

Repetitive Flood Claims Program

Flood Mitigation Assistance

NOAA
Adapting to Climate Change: A Planning Guide for State Coastal Managers

CPRA
Flood Risk and Resilience Viewer

Pocket Guide to Funding Resources

2012 Louisiana Coastal Master Plan

LSU AgCenter
Preventing Flood Damage

Louisiana Sea Grant
Louisiana Homeowners Handbook

Resilience: A Community Self-Assessment
This resource is of particular importance, because it helps communities evaluate particular challenges that exist within their communities.

CPEX
Louisiana Land Use Toolkit-Implementation Handbook

Louisiana Land Use Toolkit-Zoning Code

University of New Orleans Center for Hazards Assessment, Response & Technology
Flood Preparedness

Flood Safety Checklist

HUD
Sustainable Communities Initiative
This grant program provides funding to improve planning efforts that integrate housing, transportation, landuse, and economic development to improve social equity, economic competitiveness, and environmental protection.

Choice Neighborhoods
This grant program provides funding for comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plans to achieve housing, resident, and neighborhood related goals.


Hurricanes

CPRA
Flood Risk and Resilience Viewer

Pocket Guide to Funding Resources

2012 Louisiana Coastal Master Plan

2012 Louisiana Coastal Master Plan Appendix C: Environmental Scenarios

FEMA
Community Rating System

Home Builder’s Guide to Coastal Construction

Coastal Construction Manual: Principles and Practices of Planning, Siting, Designing, Constructing, and Maintaining Residential Buildings in Coastal Areas

NOAA
Adapting to Climate Change: A Planning Guide for State Coastal Managers

FEMA
Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant Programs
This program provides grants for state and local governments for the implementation of long-term hazard mitigation measures following major disasters.

HUD
Sustainable Communities Initiative
This grant program provides funding to improve planning efforts that integrate housing, transportation, landuse, and economic development to improve social equity, economic competitiveness, and environmental protection.

Choice Neighborhoods
This grant program provides funding for comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plans to achieve housing, resident, and neighborhood related goals.


Coastal Erosion

CPRA
2012 Louisiana Coastal Master Plan Appendix C: Environmental Scenarios

FEMA
Home Builder’s Guide to Coastal Construction

Coastal Constuction Manual: Principles and Practices of Planning, Siting, Designing, Constructing, and Maintaing Residential Buildings in Coastal Areas

Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant Programs
This program provides grants for state and local governments for the implementation of long-term hazard mitigation measures following major disasters.

NOAA
Adapting to Climate Change: A Planning Guide for State Coastal Managers

HUD
Sustainable Communities Initiative
This grant program provides funding to improve planning efforts that integrate housing, transportation, landuse, and economic development to improve social equity, economic competitiveness, and environmental protection.

Choice Neighborhoods
This grant program provides funding for comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plans to achieve housing, resident, and neighborhood related goals.


Sea-Level Rise

CPRA
2012 Louisiana Coastal Master Plan Appendix C: Environmental Scenarios

ASCE
Flood Resistant Design and Construction

NOAA
Adapting to Climate Change: A Planning Guide for State Coastal Managers

Understanding Coastal Inundation

FEMA
Community Rating System

Home Builder’s Guide to Coastal Construction

Coastal Construction Manual: Principles and Practices of Planning, Siting, Designing, Constructing, and Maintaining Residential Buildings in Coastal Areas

Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant Program

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

CLIMATE ADAPTATION KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE
Sea-Level Rise in the Gulf of Mexico

HUD

Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants

EPA
Wetlands Program Development


Subsidence

CPRA
2012 Louisiana Coastal Master Plan Appendix C: Environmental Scenarios

ASCE
Flood Resistant Design and Construction

NOAA
Adapting to Climate Change: A Planning Guide for State Coastal Managers

Understanding Coastal Inundation

FEMA
Home Builder’s Guide to Coastal Construction

Coastal Construction Manual: Principles and Practices of Planning, Siting, Designing, Constructing, and Maintaining Residential Buildings in Coastal Areas 

Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant Program

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

Public Assistance Grant Program

Flood Mitigation Assistance Program

OTHER
Understanding Subsidence in Coastal Louisiana

Sea-Level Rise and Subsidence: Implications for Flooding in New Orleans, Louisiana

HUD
Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants

USDA
Conservation Innovation Grants


Extreme Temperatures

FEMA
Extreme Heat Fact Sheet

Natural Hazards: Extreme Heat

EPA
Cooling Summertime Temperatures 

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs

RED CROSS
Heat Wave Safety

NOAA
Heat: A Major Killer

HUD
Sustainable Communities Initiative
This grant provides funding to improve planning efforts that integrate housing, transportation, land use, and economic development to improve social equity, economic competitiveness, and environmental protection.

Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants
This grant provides funding for comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plans to achieve housing, people, and neighborhood relate goals.


Thunderstorms, Lightning, Hail

NATIONAL LIGHTNING SAFETY INSTITUTE
Fundamental of Lightning Protection

How to Protect Your Home and its Contents From Lightning

LIGHTNING PROTECTION INSTITUTE
Recommended Guide for the Protection of Equipment & Personnel from Lightning

Surge Protection: A General Overview

NOAA
Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Lightning: Natire’s Most Violent Storms

FEMA
Hazard Mitigation Grant Program
This program provides grants for state and local governments for the implementation of long-term hazard mitigation measures following major disasters. 

HUD
Sustainable Communities Initiative
This grant provides funding to improve planning efforts that integrate housing, transportation, land use, and economic development to improve social equity, economic competitiveness, and environmental protection.

Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants
This grant provides funding for comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plans to achieve housing, people, and neighborhood relate goals.

Community Development Block Grants

LOUISIANA HOUSING CORPORATION
Weatherization Assistance Corporation 


DROUGHT

NOAA
Drought Monitor

Southeastern Regional Climate Center

Adapting to Climate Change: A Planning Guide for State Coastal Managers

National Integrated Crought Information System

National Drought Mitigation Center

Guide to Community Preparedness

FEMA
Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant Program

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

HUD
Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants

USDA
Rural Community Development Initiative Grants