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Table 2 Examples of departments and organizations in classified urban sectors

From: Local interactions and homophily effects in actor collaboration networks for urban resilience governance

Category Example of involved departments Example of involved organizations
Flood control (FC) Water departments and institutions, drainage, and floodplain management The Texas Floodplain Management Association, Harris County Flood Control District, City of Houston Floodplain Management Office
Emergency response (ER) Disaster management, disaster relief, fire department, police department, resilience offices Harris County Office of Emergency Management, Texas Department of Public Safety, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Transportation (TT) Transportation strategic planning, design, construction, and management departments Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO), Houston TranStar, Port of Houston Authority, Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)
Community development (CD) Business and economic services, academic institutions, public work departments, recreational departments Houston Real Estate Council, United Way of Greater Houston, Harris County Community Economic Development Department, Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
Environmental conservation (EC) Pollution control, waste management Bayou Land Conservancy, Bayou Preservation Association, Houston Wilderness, Urban Land Institute, The Nature Conservancy