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Participants at MCR2030 peer exchange
Central Asian city representatives discussed disaster risk management and preparedness with Greater Manchester authorities, including lessons learnt from dealing with emergencies experienced by the British city such as severe winter weather and floods.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
Makati Mayor Abby Binay declares Climate Emergency
On August 5, 2022, Makati declared a climate emergency, calling for much-needed environmental reform. The Philippines city is implementing initiatives to reduce carbon emissions, promote renewable energy and conservation, and create green jobs
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) City Government of Makati
Green Square Wroclaw Poland
‘We strive to make Wroclaw a resilient and responsible city, ready for the challenges of the future.’ This is the climate-resilient vision that Mayor Jacek Sutryk has for the Polish city
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
Barcelona greening of neighbourhood squares
Barcelona is creating a more attractive and climate-friendly environment for its inhabitants. Change is happening before the eyes of its 1.6 million citizens as well as the wider world keen to learn from this consistently innovative city
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) Barcelona City Council
Park area in Campinas, Brazil
Severe storms and flooding almost 20 years ago proved a turning point for Campinas. Since then, the Brazilian city has emerged as a global leader of climate resilient urban development
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) Prefeitura do Município de Campinas, São Paulo
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
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Street shade in Incheon
Incheon Metropolitan City is committed to protecting the lives and wellbeing of its more than 3 million citizens in the face of more frequent extreme temperatures
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) Incheon Metropolitan City
Malmo, Sweden, is prioritizing the greening of its urban spaces
The coastal Swedish city of Malmö is transforming many parts of its city from an environmental, social, and economic perspective to strengthen its climate resilience. The municipality is keen to share its experience to inspire other local governments
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) City of Malmö
Urban garden planting in Mexico City
Mexico City has built a comprehensive risk governance system enabling it to scale up climate resilience action across the metropolitan area
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Federal District of Mexico City
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
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) Association of Greater Manchester Authorities