Month: December 2021

U.S Federal Disaster Assistance

U.S Federal Disaster Assistance

U.S Federal Disaster Assistance

12/31/21

“How can the U.S federal government provide assistance during emergencies?”

Disasters can strike the United States at any time, whether it be an earthquake in Los Angeles or a hurricane in Miami. Sometimes the damage is so great that the federal government might need to provide resources. When this happens, material assistance such as funding for debris removal, emergency protective measures and public services, repair or replacement of damaged property, and loans needed by communities for essential government functions and grants for public schools may be provided. U.S Federal Disaster Assistance can be what saves a community from physical and financial collapse after a horrific event.

How COVID Stay at Home Orders Can Be Applied to Wildfire Air Pollution Resilience

How COVID Stay at Home Orders Can Be Applied to Wildfire Air Pollution Resilience

How COVID Stay at Home Orders Can Be Applied to Wildfire Air Pollution Resilience

12/29/21

“How can COVID stay-at-home orders be applied to wildfire air pollution resilience?”

Governments activated COVID stay-at-home orders when they realized that going out in public spaces would be detrimental to public health. The framework developed for these conditions can also be applied to wildfire air pollution since going outside without a mask can hurt people greatly. This is How COVID Stay at Home Orders Can Be Applied to Wildfire Air Pollution Resilience.

Climate Despair

Climate Despair

Climate Despair

12/28/21

“What happens when we feel so desperate about climate change that we feel we can’t do anything about it?”

Thinking about climate change can be overwhelming. In fact, some people become distraught with all of the grief and turn to Climate Despair and even depression.

Suitable Housing Inspections for Climate Relocation

Suitable Housing Inspections for Climate Relocation

Suitable Housing Inspections for Climate Relocation

12/27/21

“How can we perform a suitable housing inspection for climate relocation?”

Climate refugees will need new housing as soon as possible. However, they must be allocated suitable housing. Housing inspectors will have to go and inspect potential sites to ensure that people can move in. This is why Suitable Housing Inspections for Climate Relocation are so important.

Temporary Uniform Housing Relocation Act Moves

Temporary Uniform Housing Relocation Act Moves

Temporary Uniform Housing Relocation Act Moves

12/26/21

“How can temporary moves under the uniform housing relocation act occur?”

When the Uniform Housing Relocation Act (URA) is brought up, it’s common to assume that a movement will be permanent. However, the URA can also be applied for temporary moves, since some projects (such as intensive construction) only occur for a limited amount of time. Temporary Uniform Housing Relocation Act Moves can provide great assistance for families, individuals, and businesses experiencing displacement.

Uniform Relocation Act Advisory Assistance

Uniform Relocation Act Advisory Assistance

Uniform Relocation Act Advisory Assistance

12/25/21

“How must residents and business owners get advisory assistance following displacement by public works?”

Residents and business owners may become displaced as a result of public works construction. If this occurs, then according to the uniform relocation act they are entitled to receive advisory assistance such as potential relocation options and how to complete federal forms.

How Taking Part in Holidays Can Increase Community Climate Resilience

How Taking Part in Holidays Can Increase Community Climate Resilience

How Taking Part in Holidays Can Increase Community Climate Resilience

12/24/21

“How can taking part in holidays increase community climate resilience?”

Many holidays involve people coming together as a community. This can increase community bonds which in turn leads to better climate resilience. This is How Taking Part in Holidays Can Increase Community Climate Resilience.

To everyone who celebrates it, ¡Feliz Navidad!

Climate Real Estate Taxes on Risky Developments

Climate Real Estate Taxes on Risky Developments

Climate Real Estate Taxes on Risky Developments

12/23/21

“Why may we want to think about establishing a real estate tax on risky developments?”

Climate change is going to affect places everywhere, whether it be sea-level rise in Miami or wildfires in Lebanon. Even with these in place, some developers are still thinking about building new housing in risky zones. Since this can become a public liability with the increased destruction, it could be smart to introduce an additional tax on these developments which could then be used to fund climate adaptation measures. This is why Climate Real Estate Taxes on Risky Developments might be a good plan to implement.