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HUD No. 13-179
Patrick Rodenbush
(202) 708-0685
FOR RELEASE
Tuesday
December 3, 2013

HUD SECRETARY DONOVAN RELEASES STATEMENT ON THE ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION'S SELECTION OF 33 RESILIENT CITIES

WASHINGTON – Following today’s announcement by the Rockefeller Foundation of the first 33 cities named to the 100 Resilient Cities Challenge, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan released the following statement:

"I commend the Rockefeller Foundation for their selection of 33 cities that are committed to making themselves more resilient. As we cope with our changing climate, it will take collaboration between governments, businesses, civic groups, and philanthropic organizations to ensure our cities are updating their infrastructure and adapting to new challenges. The Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities Challenge will provide resources and invaluable expertise to these cities that will help spur innovation, provide economic opportunity, and make us better prepared for the future.”

 

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