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CRC researchers and partners were involved in tracking Hurricane Matthew and are involved in recovery efforts. Read more about on our Matthew information page.

CRC researchers and partners were involved in tracking Hurricane Matthew and are involved in recovery efforts. Read more about on our Matthew information page.

CRC researchers and partners were involved in tracking Hurricane Matthew and are involved in recovery efforts. Read more about on our Matthew information 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.

NC students were involved in a design competition to build more resilient communities this winter. Read their reflections and more on our blog.

NC students were involved in a design competition to build more resilient communities this winter. Read their reflections and more on our blog.

NC students were involved in a design competition to build more resilient communities this winter. Read their reflections and more on our blog.

Photo by Darien Williams.

Photo by Darien Williams.

Photo by Darien Williams.

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  • CRC graduate participates in Hurricane Irma recovery CRC graduate participates in Hurricane Irma recoveryA graduate of a Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC) education program is part of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) team aiding in Hurricane Irma recovery. Matrix McDaniel, a spring 2016 graduate of Jackson State University who earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, is part of a 14-person USACE Memphis District ...
  • HBCU experts gather for Flood and Hurricane Meeting HBCU experts gather for Flood and Hurricane MeetingThe Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC) hosted their first Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Flood and Hurricane Meeting Aug. 3-4 on the campus of Tougaloo College in Jackson, Miss. The CRC university network includes 21 universities and colleges from throughout the country. More than 30 researchers and other professionals ...
  • Design teams develop options for Princeville Residents urged to get involved When Hurricane Matthew flooded Princeville last fall, it marked the second time in less than 20 years that a flood nearly wiped out the town. Local, state and federal leaders vowed to work with the community to help them recover and figure out solutions to help preserve one of the country’s ...

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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