Jersey City Resiliency - 2016

In light of past storm events and future storm predictions, the City of Jersey City seeks to develop framework to anticipate and protect against future flood damage.  Jersey City seeks to be a strong, prepared, and resilient community. 
 
Community Resilience is defined as “the ability of a community to anticipate, prepare for and adapt to changing conditions, and withstand, respond to, and recover rapidly from disruptions.”  Thorough analysis of its social, geographic, and economic characteristics, Jersey City will be able to identify its strengths and vulnerabilities, thereby making it possible to concentrate flood protection measures where they will be most effective. 

It is important to us that we understand the concerns of the community, as well as offer opportunities for your creative ideas.  This survey attempts to do just that.  Thank you for completing this survey to help inform the planning process.
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1. The following vision statement has been prepared:  

Jersey City seeks to protect its valuable social, historic, and economic assets against the changing environment and increased risk of storm events through innovative design and infrastructure solutions. By identifying vulnerable populations, neighborhoods, and gaps in the City’s preparedness, Jersey City resolves to implement strategies that will ensure that it remains a desirable and dependable place to live, work, and invest for generations to come.

Is there anything that is unclear or missing from this statement that you would like to see changed?