Assessing Resilience Needs in North Carolina
Research

Assessing Resilience Needs in North Carolina

  • Engage key stakeholders to collect and utilize geospatial data
  • Facilitate utility distribution, state emergency response, and other resilience planning
  • Create prioritized list of areas and investments focused on resilience projects

A state-wide effort to engage stakeholders and collect data useful to identify potential sites for resilience projects that foster equitable decisions and improve underserved communities. Results highlight the value of combining various datasets to gain greater insights into potential areas for resilience investment.

Results
  • Mapping tool to enable users to view all of the data layers used in analysis on the same map to gain a good understanding of how data can be used to define resilience needs.
  • Customized user data visualization to help you develop plans to achieve a variety of objectives (e.g., prioritize resilience investments and funding opportunities based on natural hazard risks, critical infrastructure, energy equity, and utility operation and planning)

Access the Tool

GIS Resilience Needs Map in North Carolina

More Information

GIS Layer Descriptions of each data layer and sources making up the resilience needs.

Guidance on how to use the map.

 

SEPA would like to thank the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality for the opportunity to conduct these studies. These studies were funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) through the State of North Carolina, Request for Quote #16-3252933LB. SEPA would also like to thank our key stakeholders that provided input on defining resilience needs and mapping criteria. SEPA would like to particularly thank members of the North Carolina State Energy Office project team for their input.