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Economic Development


Economic Development Case Studies

The following case studies show the economic value of resiliency efforts. Make sure to also visit the "East Central Florida Resiliency Action Plan" page under "Projects" for more strategies regarding economic resilience. 


The Cost of Doing Nothing

Economic Impacts of Sea Level Rise in the Tampa Bay Area

Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council (2017)

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Tampa Bay Disaster Resiliency Study

Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council & EDA (2011)

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Indian River Lagoon Economic Valuation

Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council

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Business Resiliency Resources

The following resources can be used by businesses of all sizes in order to properly prepare for acute shocks and chronic stressors stemming from natural disasters.


U.S. Small Business Administration

Emergency Preparedness Website

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East Central Florida

Resiliency Newsletter

APRIL 2018

JUNE 2018



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