Baltimore Food System Resilience Advisory Report

The Baltimore Office of Sustainability (BoS) and the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) released a new report with recommended actions for Baltimore City to ensure the protection of food security during an emergency event. The report highlights the importance of integrating food system issues with disaster preparedness planning. The report’s recommendations will be used to develop a Food System Resilience Plan for the city and update Baltimore’s Disaster Preparedness Plan (DP3) in 2017. These plans play a central role guiding the city’s emergency management and response efforts.The report also provides an analysis of the Baltimore food system’s current strengths and vulnerabilities, as well as an assessment of 14 types of emergencies could impact the city’s food supply. Click here to access the full report and learn more.



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