Building Resilience Against Climate Effects - A Novel Framework to Facilitate Climate Readiness in Public Health Agencies

This document can also be found on As with many risk management strategies related to climate change, using modeling to project impacts, engaging a wide range of stakeholders, and regularly updating models and risk management plans with new information - hallmarks of adaptive management - are considered central tenets of effective public health adaptation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have developed a framework, entitled Building Resilience Against Climate Effects, or BRACE, to facilitate this process for public health agencies. Its fice steps are laid out here.