Lafourche Parish Comprehensive Resiliency Plan

This solution addresses vulnerabIlity to natural hazards and future land loss in Lafourche Parish, LA for all possible stakeholders

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Problem Description

Lafourche Parish, like other coastal parishes in the state, is highly vulnerable to risks from natural hazards and future land loss. The Lafourche Parish Comprehensive Resiliency Plan addresses the coastal issues threatening the long-term viability of the parish in conjunction with other parish needs, including greater diversity in jobs and housing options, improved transportation facilities, and greater quality of life for residents.

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On September 25th 2015, countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. This solution covers the following goals:

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    • Lafourche Parish Comprehensive Resiliency Plan

      How do low-lying communities in southeast Louisiana plan for their futures in a changing environment? Lafourche Parish, like other coastal parishes in the state, is highly vulnerable to risks from natural hazards and future land loss. The Lafourche Parish Comprehensive Resiliency Plan addresses the coastal issues threatening the long-term viability of the parish in conjunction with other parish needs, including greater diversity in jobs and housing options, improved transportation facilities, and greater quality of life for residents....

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