Grandview-Woodlands Block Level Resiliency Toolkit

Grandview-Woodland

Grandview-Woodlands Block Level Resiliency Toolkit

A people-based approach to resiliency and emergency preparedness.

School:

Langara

Department:

Applied Planning

Course:

APPL 5230: Social Planning & Community Development

Instructors:

Kathryn Nairne

City of Vancouver Partners:

  • Katia Tynan

Student Team:

  • Jacob Cramer
  • Coreen Alexander
  • Dawn Dickinson
  • Lindsay McAlpine
  • Danielle Twist

Strategy:

  • Healthy City Strategy

City goal area(s):

  • Cultivating Connections

Summary

Our project is a toolkit that has templates, surveys, lists and ideas to get the community and blocks more connected and resilient. The problem we are trying to solve is how to make residents more connected within the blocks and to prepare the community better in case of an emergency event. Our toolkit is helping to solve these problems by giving the residents different tools and ideas that they may use to help the community themselves. We have learned during this process how to work with a community to create a people friendly product they can use for multiple block and residents types.

Grandview-Woodlands Block Level Resiliency Toolkit
Grandview-Woodlands Block Level Resiliency Toolkit

Next Steps

It is our hope that this toolkit will be used by the community as they strive to become a resilient community.