Why is designing for resilience important? There is increased: Occurrence of extreme natural events such as storms, floods, and fires, leaving a greater number of people and larger amount of property vulnerable to acute events and longterm climate changes. Awareness of and demand for resilient solutions by residents, business owners, and leaders at all levels in areas
recently affected by acute events and
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those most likely to be affected in
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Pressure on cities and businesses to protect property and populations by the international insurance community. Awareness of the link between climate change and population health. Knowledge of risks to vulnerable populations and the impacts stemming from their exposure to these risks.