Strengthening Resilience in Miami-Dade County

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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.

Flooding in Miami Beach.

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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Learn how heat related illnesses and deaths can be prevented with public education, policies and partnerships.

Extreme Heat
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Biscayne Bay is a dynamic and diverse marine ecosystem with mangrove shorelines, a shallow bay, developed and undeveloped islands, and living coral reefs.

Biscayne Bay

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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The Sustainable Buildings Program ensures construction and renovation projects use best practices in sustainable design.

Sustainable Buildings Program

News & Events

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

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has released its Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for Miami-Dade County’s Coastal Storm Risk Management Study, which looks at new ways to manage these risks for beach and other coastal communities. You can attend two virtual public meetings being held by the Army Corps of Engineers on Nov. 17.

Miami-Dade County's partnership with OBE Power is providing electric vehicle (EV) charging as a service to parking patrons at key locations throughout the County's public garages in Downtown Miami.

On Earth Day, Miami-Dade County released the Climate Action Strategy draft report and 2021 Biscayne Bay Report Card, important efforts to address our community’s environment and future.

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

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


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.