Relocation Planning Project Master Plan: Kivalina, Alaska

Created: 6/29/2006 -


The purpose of this report is to provide residents and stakeholders with the information necessary to make an informed decision regarding the best solution for the community of Kivalina. The current state of the community is discussed in detail in this report, as are each of the alternatives.

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Tribal / First Nation
Sector Addressed
Climate Justice
Land Use Planning
Public Health
Rural / Indigenous Livelihoods
Transportation / Infrastructure
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy
Infrastructure, Planning, and Development
Managed retreat of built infrastructure, relocation of people/communities
Governance and Policy
Target Climate Changes and Impacts
Culture / communities
Infrastructure damage
Public health risks
Public safety threats
Sea level rise

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