The horror of Hurricane Harvey and Irma should be a wake-up call for coastal communities. When devastated communities rebuild, the tendency is to recreate exactly what was there before. Instead, the devastation can be the ground from which a more sustainable community can be born: cleaner, safer, more efficient, with closer community relationships.
Do you know someone who lives in the region affected by Harvey or Irma? If so, make sure they know of this resource, Rebuilding After Disaster: Going Green from the Ground Up. https://energy.gov/sites/prod/files/2013/11/f5/45136.pdf