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To be a national center of excellence advancing our nation’s ability to mitigate, assess, predict, protect, educate, and recover from hurricanes and severe storms for the purpose of creating and sustaining resilient communities.

University of Miami
University of Texas Tyler
Rice University
University of Houston
Texas Tech
Luisiana State University
University of Florida


The Institute’s research will focus on a variety of projects, including flood mitigation, risk and hazard management during severe storm events, capacity for environmental response and recovery, the building of resilient communities in disadvantaged areas, and emergency response and recovery networks.


Learning to live with hurricane and severe storms enhances coordination, collaboration and engagement toward shared solutions.

HuRRI will make transformative advances to address preparedness, absorption of and recovery from hurricanes.