Resiliency is the capacity of individuals, communities, and institutions, businesses and systems within a city to survive, adapt, and grow no matter what kids of chronic stresses and acute shocks they experience. Resilience planning is about making a city better, in both good times and bad, for the benefit of all its residents and visitors, particularly the poor and vulnerable.In addition to creating a Resiliency Department, the city of Miami Beach joined the 100 Resilient Cities network through a unique collaboration among Miami-Dade County and City of Miami. This collaboration came to be known at Greater Miami and the Beaches (GM&B). It was created to respond global trends major metropolis' face: urbanization, globalization, and climate change, among others. Learn more:
Greater and Miami and the Beaches
100 Resilient Cities
What are shocks and stresses?