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RAMP Coastal Community Resilience Workshops This Week!

Manhattan Workshop Time and Location: 
Wednesday, July 31st
2 – 6pm
Pratt Institute
Manhattan Campus – Room 213
144 West 14th Street
New York, NY 10011
Averne Workshop Time and Location:  
Thursday, August 1st
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Ocean Bay Community Center Computer Lab
57-10 Beach Channel Drive
Arverne, NY 11692

This four hour awareness level course will provide participants with an understanding of the concept of resilience as it applies to coastal communities with a focus on resilience as a unifying framework for community-based planning, preparedness, response and recovery. The course will emphasize target capabilities to enhance preparedness and response to natural disasters, including chronic, as well as extreme events affecting coastal communities. It will demonstrate how to integrate risk-based, community-based, and collaborative strategies into plans and programs

The goal of the course is to enhance the participant’s ability to support preparedness and response efforts by developing and sustaining resilient coastal communities.
Register here
For registration assistance contact Jaime Stein at jstein9@pratt.eduor 718-399-4328 

RAMP Workshop on Public Housing and Disaster Response this Tuesday 6/18



With this week's announcements about further budget cuts and the closing of senior and community centers, on top of the land grab "land lease" proposal, this workshop is a timely discussion to continue to offer viable alternatives to NYCHA's plans. 


Responding to Disasters: natural and man-made. Defying NYCHA's looming budget cuts and proposing alternatives 

Sponsored by Pratt's RAMP Program in cooperation with Charas, CVH, CSS, GOLES, FUREE, Ocean Bay CDC and others

When:  Next Tuesday, June 18th from 6-8:30pm

Where: Pratt Manhattan 144 W 14 St. [btwn 6th and 7th Avenues] Room 707 

*To view more information about the topics be discussed at the workshop click here
*To view a list of upcoming workshops that will be held as part of RAMP click here 

Join the Pratt Disaster Resilience Network!

PRATT DISASTER RESILIENCE NETWORK was created by students of the Pratt Institute in New York City in response to the disconnect between affected communities and people who need and can give help in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in 2012.


Community groups are prepared to respond and provide relief when disasters happen.


PDRN will advance community-based disaster resilience through education, communication, awareness and capacity building for community groups.