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Washington introduces "resiliency" plan to protect against 21st-century threats

2019-05-07

Washington, D.C., will launch dozens of initiatives over the next several years to create a resilient city in the face of climate change, cyberattacks and manmade disasters, as well as chronic poverty and housing inequity, Mayor Muriel Bowser said Monday.

The initiatives are part of the city's "Resilient D.C." strategy, a 160-page plan that is the culmination of the city's two-year planning process.

The D.C. plan sets four goals: leveraging technology, fostering inclusive growth, mitigating the effects of climate change and improving public health.

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