North Carolina Sea Grant extension partners with the N.C. Department of Insurance and the Institute for Businesses and Home Safety Fortified training program to increase building and design standards, including workshops to train builders, as well as training for building code inspectors and other professionals.
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The Sea Grant network has been actively engaged in both the short term and long term recovery for those impacted by Sandy.
Georgia Sea Grant, University of Georgia, and North Carolina Sea Grant are launching a project to help St. Marys, GA and Hyde County, NC plan for sea level rise, increased coastal flooding and intensified storm surges.
Dennis Hwang, Coastal Hazard Mitigation Specialist at University of Hawai’i Sea Grant developed the Hawai’i Coastal Hazard Mitigation Guidebook to address the lack of widely publicized, reliable guidance for building along the coast to reduce vulnerability. Due to the wide spread popularity, 7 states across the country developed similar books specific to their community.