Our Vision

Countless organizations and individuals are working tirelessly to strengthen and build more resilient Texas communities. The Institute for a Disaster Resilient Texas aims to provide the foundational data and tools necessary to support those efforts. 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.

Strategy

Goals

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.