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Resilient and sustainable communities are the back bone of a thriving state. The member organizations of RASCL are committed to working together to provide technical expertise and support to Delaware communities in order to increase their capacity to adapt, mitigate, and respond to environmental changes, including climate change.


Our Mission

To support all Delaware Communities in taking the necessary actions to thrive in the face of changing environmental conditions through collaboration, information sharing, and technical assistance. 

Our Goals

  • Foster collaboration, networking, and inclusive partnerships between resilience practitioners, community members, and decision makers

  • Develop and promote tools, best practices, and trainings to support equitable adaptation, community resilience, and sustainability

  • Conduct and support research and analysis to help inform planning and policy decisions

  • Provide expertise, planning and other forms of technical assistance to communities

  • Identify and promote funding resources to support community projects in Delaware

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Core Issues

  • Coastal and inland flooding

  • Sea level rise

  • Sustainable land use planning

  • Resilient infrastructure

  • Hazard mitigation and emergency preparedness

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