This initiative will improve the daily lives of citizens, while at the same time, improve community resilience to major events.
Richmond will continue to address the increasing demands of climate change including extreme weather events, flooding and spills, as it relates to the safety of our island and the change in modes of mobility to decrease greenhouse gas emissions. The work plan and deliverables build on Richmond’s ongoing best practice in combatting climate change.
Currently, each level of government and stakeholder has their own emergency response protocols and warning systems. Technology used in innovative ways promises opportunities to communicate in real-time with residents, businesses, stakeholders, and partner organizations, both in day to day operations and in emergency evacuation situations.