authorities and groups would enhance coordination, collaboration, and accountability.

(4) Conduct an analysis of federal, state, and local funding for disaster preparedness and response, including all natural hazards and critical infrastructure investments, and develop a cost-effective strategy for short- and long-term investments in the components of resilience.

(5) Identify achievable long-term tasks (in the 3- to 10-year time frame) to fully implement the shared national resilience vision that include, for example,

•   Establishing a process for dialogue, planning, and coordination among local, state, and national government leaders and agency heads to develop a long-term national resilience implementation strategy. This process could include:

•   protocols and processes for data collection and data management;

•   coordinating funding streams to local communities for resilience enhancement for case management during and following disasters, for preparedness, response, and short- and long-term recovery; and

•   developing appropriate metrics and a process for measuring progress in advancing national resilience.

•   Developing short-term incentives and guideposts for achieving these long-term goals. Such incentives can address the tendency for decision makers to focus on short-term horizons.

•   Developing a consistent and coordinated communication and outreach strategy around the national vision for resilience for the general public.

•   Developing a long-term investment strategy for federal funding of resilience priorities within the context of existing funding of disaster preparedness and response.

•   Conducting periodic review and assessment of agency activities to assess progress in the implementation goals and strategies of the national resilience vision.



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