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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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  • 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 ...
  • Q&A: Dr. Camellia Okpodu, Norfolk State University Q&A: Dr. Camellia Okpodu, Norfolk State University Dr. Camellia Okpodu, Professor of Biology at Norfolk State University, worked on a cross-university project with Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC) project lead Old Dominion University as part of the Department of Homeland (DHS) Security Science & Technology Directorate-funded Summer Research Team exchange program. Dr. Okpodu spoke about ...
  • Summer research team focuses on disaster impacts on minority communities Summer research team focuses on disaster impacts on minority communitiesThis past summer, Old Dominion University (ODU) hosted a summer research team led by Norfolk State University (NSU) faculty Dr. Camellia Okpodu and Dr. Bernadette Holmes as part of an interdisciplinary, multi-institution collaborative summer research project. The project was titled “A Systems Approach:  Developing Cross-Site Multiple Drivers to Understand Climate Change, Sea-level Rise and Coastal Flooding ...

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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