The Gulf Coast Economic Development District (GCEDD), through a grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration, is developing an economic resilience plan for the 13 counties in the H-GAC planning region.
Economic Resilience is an economy's ability to recover quickly from a shock, the ability to withstand a shock, and the ability to avoid the shock altogether.
Often, the shocks/disruptions to the economic base of an area or region are manifested in three ways:
The Draft Regional Economic Resilience Plan is available for comment through noon, June 29, 2018. Please provide your comment to Joshua Owens at Joshua.Owens@h-gac.com
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State and Federal Agency ResourcesDocument compiled by EDA and the Economic Recovery Support Function
The first step is to compile local expertise on what economic vulnerabilities are faced by each county and what strategies are being employed to address those concerns. As part of the development process, please provide your insight on the region’s economic vulnerabilities by participating in a survey for your county.
Joshua OwensSenior Plannerjoshua.firstname.lastname@example.org