Creating space for pedestrians in Milan
A new MCR2030 report recommends ways to protect cities’ from pandemics, a task complicated by climate change and economic woes. The policy brief on COVID-19 preparedness at local level explains how to incorporate pandemics into strategies for DRR.
MCR2030 Climate Risk to Resilience webinar
Two city leaders on the frontline of efforts to reduce climate and disaster risk firmly believe that building resilience is ‘absolutely doable and achievable’ even in such a period of unprecedented uncertainty.
Smithills Estate leaky dam Greater Manchester
Greater Manchester has a population of almost 3 million residents and has an ambition to be carbon neutral by 2038. This forms part of a wider strategic approach to becoming a greener, fairer, and more prosperous city region
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Nur-Sultan, the capital city of Kazakhstan, recently joined the Making Cities Resilient 2030 Initiative. Mr. Yelnar Bazyken, the Head of the Center of Urbanism in Nur-Sultan, discusses plans to continue building the city’s resilience.
dppi workshop antalya
The Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South-Eastern Europe (DPPI SEE), established in 2000, provides a framework for SEE countries to strengthen their capacities to prevent and respond to hazards.
Bishkek meeting
With financial support from the EU, and the facilitation of UNDRR, the city of Bishkek launched its Detailed Disaster Resilience Scorecard Assessment process, which forms a part of the city’s wider Local Disaster Resilience Strategy development process.
Resilient cities care for their most at risk population and provide inclusive platforms for their inhabitants to take ownership and actively plan for preparedness and response to disasters.
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To build their resilience, Arvika and other cities in Sweden have joined the Making Cities Resilient initiative, run by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. By Karin Klasa, Ida Andersson, and Carl Danielsson *The views and opinions expressed in this
The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that it is of utmost importance to strengthen coordination between Member States, between all levels of government and across borders. Solidarity and cooperation are crucial to overcome the current crisis and tackle
UN Secretary-General António Guterres issues statement to mark International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
UN Secretary-General's Message for International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction