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This collection of resources provides information gathered from local experience and recommended practices for how to understand the problem that soft story buildings pose for jurisdictions and the

The Adapting to Rising Tides (ART) Bay Shoreline Flood Explorer and associated analyses provide a regional-scale illustration of bay shoreline flooding due to specific sea level rise and storm surge

This resource helps Delta communities in Contra Costa County prepare for the impacts of current and future flooding due to sea level rise and storm events. Learn about causes of flooding, explore maps

The draft Fire Hazard Planning Technical Advisory is meant to assist cities and counties as they revise their General Plans with specific land use strategies to reduce fire risk to buildings

The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) developed the Adaptation Planning Guide (APG) to provide guidance to local governments on local adaptation and resiliency planning. The APG

Climate change impacts do not affect all communities in the same way. California must move beyond embracing equity to making equity real. This requires centering community needs and building social

The goal of the Resilience Toolkit is to help cities, regions and other partners integrate various planning processes — including for hazard mitigation, climate adaptation, sustainability and equity —

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Local Mitigation Planning Handbook provides guidance to local governments on developing or updating Local Hazard Mitigation Plans (LHMP) to meet the FEMA

The Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) depicts the area where human-made structures and infrastructure are found in or adjacent to areas prone to wildfire.

In the Bay Area, retaining housing is crucial to expediting and ensuring an effective disaster recovery. Limiting catastrophic housing damage and keeping residents in their homes not only helps people