Topic 3: Analysis, Tools and Information for Risk Reduction Decision-Making

Administrator’s Intent Statement: We will provide analysis, tools, and information that support choices that guide individuals, communities, and national decisions toward reducing disaster risk.

Share your thoughts on any of the following items:

  • Analysis, tools and information needs (e.g., integrated tools);
  • One size does not fit all: Reaching diverse individuals and communities (e.g., urban, rural, aging, etc.);
  • Relevant, credible and actionable data (e.g., best available data, sea level rise data);
  • Capacity for use (risk management know how).

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DNR TO CREATE SPECIAL STATE MAPS OF DATA FROM LAKES THAT FREEZE

IDEA: STATES WITH LAKES THAT FREEZE SHOULD HAVE THEIR DNR CREATE MAPS WITH “MEDIAN LAKE ICE OUT DATES” INSPIRED REFERENCE: Minnesota DNR created a map of their state ice thickness data containing Safe Ice Thicknesses at a given time of year called “MEDIAN LAKE ICE OUT DATES” see: http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/ice_out/index.html?year=median PURPOSE: I would like to see all states (who’s lakes host ice recreational activities) ...more »

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Mass Shootings Planning and Response for Public Safety (MSPR)

A uniform program that educates faculty, staff, and students to recognizing signs of mental illness and potential threats seems to me to be something that could help in a proactive way. Such a Behavioral Observation Program (BOP) need not mandate training as much as bring Behavior Based Safety (BBS) best practice models to serve as templates that can be developed with institutional flexibility.

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User Friendly Decision support tools using best available data

The Nature Conservancy has created the Coastal Resilience (www.coastalresilience.org ) decision support tool to aid local and state planners in defining their risk and developing strategies and solutions to address those risks. It allows the user to pick and choose which data they want to view and to choose varied scenarios of flood risk. It is important to develop interactive tools such as this one that allow local ...more »

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