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Peruse videos and information about building resilience in countries, organizations, and individuals.

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What Is Resilience?

See how the definition has evolved significantly and shifted focus from reactionary to prevention.

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RMS Is Building Resilient Communities

What does it mean to your Organization? Learn how RMS has partnered with communities to better understand resilience.

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Who Is Driving Resilience?

See how the RMS partnership with Global Resilient Cities Network (formerly 100 Resilient Cities) has made impacts in numerous cities globally.

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Helping Out in Haiti

Build Change Partners with RMS and Together Make Lasting Impacts on the Ground in Haiti

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Rebuilding Hope in Nepal

Improving Lives, Creating Resilience in the Aftermath of Nepal Earthquakes

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Closing the Protection Gap

RMS Helps to Create an Impact with Clients in Nepal in the 2018 Impact Trek

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Risk Auditing: The Cure for Catastrophe?

Robert Muir-Wood discusses Disaster Risk Auditing, and How it will Drive Disaster Risk Reduction

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Risk Transfer and Insurance to Build Resilience

Panel Discussion on Innovative Solutions to Increase Societal Resilience

Giving Back

Partners in Philanthropy

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RMS partners with Build Change to design and retrofit safe buildings before and after disasters by training builders to make low-cost improvements, develop safe building standards, and work with local/national governments to implement positive change. 

risky-business

RMS is a partner of the Risky Business Initiative. This effort, co-chaired by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, and Farallon Capital founder Tom Steyer, quantifies the economic risks the United States faces from a changing climate. 

United Nations

RMS partners with the United Nations to extend scientific expertise to key U.N. initiatives, including: 

  • U.N. Global Compact 
  • U.N. Office of Disaster Risk Reduction 
  • U.N. Caring for Climate project 
  • UNEP Finance Initiative 

resilient cities

RMS is a core partner of the Rockefeller Foundation's Global Resilient Cities Network. As a commitment to the home of our headquarters – the Bay Area – we are partnering with San Francisco and Berkeley to quantify the economic risk of sea level rise and seismic risk. 

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