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USACE Climate Preparedness and Resilience Policy Statement Signed

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA. The Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), signed in June 2014 a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Climate Preparedness and Resilience Policy Statement that reaffirms and supersedes the June 3, 2011 Climate Change Adaptation Policy Statement. The updated Policy Statement addresses the new requirements of Executive Order 13653, issued in November 2013. The policy continues to stress the integration of climate change preparedness and resilience planning and actions when undertaking long-term planning, setting priorities and making decisions affecting USACE resources, programs, policies and operations. It also highlights USACE collaboration with internal and external experts to develop and implement plans.



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Procedures to Evaluate Sea Level Change: Impacts, Responses and Adaptation

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) missions, operations, programs and projects must be resilient to coastal climate change effects, beginning with sea level change. USACE has developed a robust approach to sea level change that is flexible enough to incorporate new knowledge and changing conditions.




New Climate Preparedness and Resilience Community of Practice Established

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USACE has established a new Climate Preparedness and Resiliency Community of Practice (CPR CoP) in the Engineering and Construction CoP.

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New Guidance Available for Incorporating Climate Change Impacts to Inland Hydrology in Civil Works Studies, Designs, and Projects

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has released new guidance on how to incorporate climate change information in hydrologic analyses in accordance with the USACE overarching climate change adaptation policy. USACE policy requires consideration of climate change in all current and future studies to reduce vulnerabilities and enhance the resilience of our water-resource infrastructure.

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