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RAF collaborates with Sustainable Curriculum Consortium

On October 14, 2016, RAF conducted a graduate-level seminar for Florida International University' Civil Engineering Department on the subject of 'Resilience in the Built Environment: Challenges and Issues'. The seminar covered the topics of the Sendai Framework for DRR, the relation between resilience, green, climate and sustainability, the issues and root causes of vulnerability in the built environment and finally
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RAF delivers keynote address at 2016 Pacific Northwest Economic Summit

RAF founder Aris Papadopoulos was the keynote speaker at the 2016 Pacific Northwest Economic Summit held in Calgary, Alberta in Canada. The presentation was titled 'Why Built Environment Resilience Matters to Business and Sustainable Growth'. About 500 attendees from US and Canadian business, government, community and academic organizations attended the summit July 17-21. Copies of RAF's book 'Resilience the Ultimate
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NEW WEBSITE SPOTLIGHTS INADEQUACY OF BUILDING CODES AND LACK OF PUBLIC TRANSPARENCY, INTRODUCES RESILIENCE HALLS OF FAME AND SHAME

Resilience Action Fund (‘RAF’) announces the launch of its new website (www.buildingresilient.com). The site aims to inform homeowners, tenants and businesses in a jargon-free easy-to-understand language, on the many unknowns and misconceptions regarding natural hazard risks, the limited protection offered by building codes, the challenges of private and public insurance and the importance of consumer choices. It addresses the gap

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Resilience Action Fund (International) Launched

Resilience Action Fund (International) (‘RAF-I’), a non-profit UK company, was launched today at a private London event attended by international business leaders from the finance, construction, energy, materials and other sectors.

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