Tag Archives: urban resilience

Chief Resilience Officers Tie Economic Stability for All to Disaster Recovery in Cities

BY BILL BRADLEY A flood forced 100,000 people to evacuate Santa Fe, Argentina, in 2003. More than 150 people died in the disaster. It’s been nearly 15 years and the city’s leadership is still figuring out how to retrofit infrastructure and prepare … Continue reading

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Join the Global Resilience Movement

“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 … Continue reading

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Stories from seven years of pioneering climate change resilience building in Vietnam

It is becoming more and more obvious to urban dwellers in Vietnam, especially during the last ten years, that they are facing ever-increasing risks from the impacts of climate change. Vulnerability to climate change is not merely a matter of … Continue reading

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Joining efforts for Urban Climate Resilience in Vietnam – Results from UCR-CoP Discussions

Yesterday (May 16, 2017) in Hanoi, active participants of the UCR-CoP met for the second time in 2017 to share and update of their work in climate resilience building in various cities and levels in Vietnam. The meeting was organized … Continue reading

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