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Learn more about CRC work on the recovery process in North Carolina communities on our Hurricane Matthew page.

Learn more about CRC work on the recovery process in North Carolina communities on our Hurricane Matthew page.

Learn more about CRC work on the recovery process in North Carolina communities on our Hurricane Matthew page.

CRC experts are in the news discussing the impacts of hurricanes Harvey Irma - read more the 2017 hurricane season page

CRC experts are in the news discussing the impacts of hurricanes Harvey Irma - read more the 2017 hurricane season page

CRC experts are in the news discussing the impacts of hurricanes Harvey Irma - read more the 2017 hurricane season page.

Researchers use visualization tools to show property-owners the threat a storm poses to individual properties. Learn about this project and others on our News page.

Researchers use visualization tools to show property-owners the threat a storm poses to individual properties. Learn about this project and others on our News page.

Researchers use visualization tools to show property-owners the threat a storm poses to individual properties. Learn about this project and others on our News page.

Read student stories, project updates and more on our blog.

Read student stories, project updates and more on our blog.

Read student stories, project updates and more on our blog.

Photo by Darien Williams.

Photo by Darien Williams.

Photo by Darien Williams.

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  • Hypothetical hurricanes: Modeling coastal hazards in Rhode Island Hypothetical hurricanes: Modeling coastal hazards in Rhode IslandThis year’s hurricane season has been one of the most active on record, with devastating impacts on coastal communities, including eastern Texas, both coasts of Florida and all of Puerto Rico. While hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria slammed the Gulf and the Caribbean, communities further north are preparing for their own high-impact storm: a hypothetical ...
  • Center credited in report from National Academies Center credited in report from National AcademiesThe ability to observe and predict severe weather events and other disasters has improved markedly over recent decades, yet this progress does not always translate into similar advances in the systems used in such circumstances to protect lives, according to a new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM). The report proposes ...
  • Princeville residents guide plan for future of town Princeville residents guide plan for future of townLoria Martin was lucky this last time. Her home in Southern Terrace, a Princeville, N.C. neighborhood, was spared the flooding that impacted so much of eastern North Carolina when Hurricane Matthew hit the state in early October 2016. She has been supporting family members but is thankful damage to her home was limited to a ...

Welcome to the Coastal Resilience Center

A U.S. Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence

The mission of the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC) is to conduct research and education to enhance the resilience of the nation’s people, infrastructure, economies and the natural environment to the impacts of coastal hazards such as floods and hurricanes, including the effects of future climate trends.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill leads the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC), made possible through a five-year, $20 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate, Office of University Programs.

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Fellow DHS Center of Excellence @CIRI_ILLINOIS will host a webinar - "Identifying and Analyzing Implicit Interactio… t.co/GjziUKHdXL

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Join us next month (2/16) for the opening reception of "Rising," a coastal photography exhibit we are co-sponsoring… t.co/T1tQKN0W0C

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. @UNCServes is hosting an adopt-a-home relief trip to Lumberton, NC, on Jan. 26. Sign up at t.co/WnjNQZp7Ur #MatthewNC