Through a collaborative process and multi-disciplinary approach, the Institute’s mission is to deliver critical research on disaster risk reduction, support state agencies with data analytics and decision-making tools, and generate evidence-based solutions that help Texas communities become more resilient. The Institute for a Disaster Resilient Texas aims to provide the foundational data and tools necessary to support those efforts.
Create a venue to collaborate and learn about hazards with an initial focus on coastal and inland flood issues.
Work with existing data collection entities in the state to create a repository for hazard-related data.
Deliver critical research on disaster risk reduction through collaborative initiatives.
Support state agencies with data analytics and decision-making tools.
Promote evidence-based solutions, training and outreach, and innovation.