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FY 2015 Defense Spending By State report now available for download.

Hampton Roads Region


To evaluate community needs and capabilities, and provide assistance to Naval Station Norfolk, Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Naval Air Station Oceana, Cities of Norfolk and Virginia Beach, Commonwealth of Virginia, and other adjacent jurisdictions, as required.  The Hampton Roads Region's 1.7 million population is heavily dependent upon the waterways, as well as a high concentration of valuable military, commercial, industrial assets, including NS Norfolk, the largest naval base in the world.  The need for strategic regional planning and response across jurisdictional boundaries, among military installations, and with the Commonwealth of Virginia is viewed as essential for effective regional solutions to address shared risks and vulnerabilities posed by inadequate storm water management in response to recurrent flooding, coastal storms, changing ocean currents and land subsidence, primarily due to groundwater withdrawals.  Together, these factors have resulted in more frequent nuisance flooding and increased vulnerability to coastal storms, threatening critical infrastructure and community services, which pose challenges for both local communities and to military operations. 

Program: Compatible Use