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“Urban resilience is the capacity of individuals, communities, institutions, businesses, and systems within a city to survive, adapt, and grow no matter what kinds of chronic stresses and acute shocks they experience.” Let’s join the conversation and share how resilience can make a difference in your country here.

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WMO “Summer in the city” – Hanoi

Check out the World Meteorology Organization’s Climate report on VTV on Hanoi’s summer prospects until the year 2100.

Other videos in this “Summer in the city” series can be found in WMO’s website here.

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“Summer in the City” videos explain impact of climate change

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Geneva, 5 July 2017 – In a year already marked by heatwaves and new daily temperature records, television weather presenters have explored how climate change would make future summers even hotter in some of the world’s major cities.

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The Dutch have solutions to rising seas

In the waterlogged Netherlands, climate change is considered neither a hypothetical nor a drag on the economy. Instead, it’s an opportunity.

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Areas of Rotterdam below sea level. Source: Municipality of Rotterdam

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