Strengthening Resilience in Miami-Dade County

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Learn about some of the risks and vulnerabilities related to climate change that our county faces.

Sea Level Rise & Flooding
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Miami-Dade County is upgrading infrastructure, protecting communities and supporting innovative solutions to sea level rise and climate change.

County Climate Programs
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The collaboration between Miami-Dade County and the cities of Miami and Miami Beach was created to respond to 21st century challenges.


Resilience Initiatives

Building Efficiency 305: Miami-Dade County's Energy and Water Efficiency Strategy.

Efforts to increase energy and water efficiency in large public and private buildings.

Building Efficiency 305
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Miami-Dade County seeks to measure and track greenhouse gas emissions to identify and implement solutions to reduce GHG emissions.

Greenhouse Gas Inventories
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Identifying and implementing sea level rise adaptation strategies.

Sea Level Rise Strategy
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Miami-Dade County's Sustainable Buildings Program is primarily overseen and administered by the Office of Resilience (OOR)

Sustainable Buildings Program

News & Events

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Prepare for King Tides in coastal and low-lying areas

King Tides normally occur a few times per year and often cause nuisance flooding in coastal and low-lying areas.

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Help the County revise its roadway impact fee structure

Miami-Dade County collects impacts fees from developers to help meet the additional demands for infrastructure and services that their development will generate.

Volunteer to restore endangered lands

Help clean environmentally-endangered lands and bring them back to life. Collectively, we can make Miami-Dade County greener.

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Hurricane Irma voluntary home buyout program

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s Office of Disaster Recovery recently created a grant program called the Hurricane Irma Voluntary Home Buyout Program for residents of Miami-Dade County.

Green building projects may qualify for expedited plan review

Miami-Dade County encourages energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly construction through the Green Building Expedited Plan Review program.


Resilient305 Overview

What We're Doing About Sea Level Rise

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About Us

The Office of Resilience's mission is to lead Miami-Dade County to a resilient and environmentally sustainable future by identifying vulnerabilities, coordinating stakeholders and facilitating innovative solutions.

Miami-Dade County partners with local, state and federal agencies and organizations.