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Hazard Mitigation reduces or eliminates long-term risk to people and property from a hazard event. While hazard mitigation planning often takes a citywide approach, how do we create more community-driven processes to identify and implement hazard mitigation projects?
Moderator: Lisa Blake, Recovery and Mitigation Specialist, NYC Emergency Management
Panelists: Melissa Umberger, Deputy Director of Hazard Mitigation, NYC Emergency Management; Frank Ruchala, Deputy Director of Zoning Division, NYC Department of City Planning; Gita Nandan, Chair, Resilient Red Hook; Greta Byrum, Co-Director, Digital Equity Laboratory, The New School