Portugal Working Group on Resilient Cities
The 7th annual meeting of a working group on Resilient Cities in Portugal brought together officials, academics, and researchers to share knowledge and best practices on reducing disaster risk and adapting to climate change impacts.
Amadora city
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and its partners in the Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) global collaboration welcomed Amadora as one of its Resilience Hubs.
Tunnel flooding in Matosinhos Portugal
Matosinhos has stepped up its ambition to reduce risk from fires, floods, and coastal erosion. The Portuguese city is doing this through close partnership with its citizens
Local leaders forum at the GP2022 on 23 May 2022 in Bali, Indonesia.
Local governments play an essential role in disaster risk reduction and building resilience. At UNDRR’s 2022 Global Platform, the Local Leaders Forum opened a productive discussion on important issues around disaster resilience at city and district level.
Vector city concept
Matosinhos in Portugal and the Province of Potenza in Italy were recognised for pioneering strategies to reduce the impact of disasters including fires and earthquakes.
EFDRR in Matosinhos Portugal 25 November 2021
Governments across Europe and Central Asia have backed a roadmap towards preventing future disasters including new pandemics in the face of growing threats from climate change and disease outbreaks.