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Making Cities Resilient:
My City is Getting Ready
GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS

The TEN Essentials for Making Cities Resilient

An operational framework of Sendai Framework at local level.
The TEN Essentials for Making Cities Resilient

A Handbook For Local Government Leaders [2017 Edition]

A contribution to the Global Campaign 2010-2020. Making Cities Resilient – “My City is Getting Ready!”
Since the first edition of this Handbook, local governments all over the world have come up

Open Data Infrastructure for City Resilience

A road-map, showcase and guide that features over 25 examples of cities from around the world that are innovating with open data to manage their disaster risk and build their resilience
The Open Data Infrastructure for City Resilience is a roadmap, showcase and guide that features over

Local Government Powers for Disaster Risk Reduction

A Study on Local-Level Authority and Capacity for Resilience
In many instances, local governments lack financial and/or technical capacities to undertake disaster
ASSESSMENT TOOLS

Quick Risk Estimation (QRE)

A tool to identifying and understanding current and future risks / stress / shocks and exposure threats to both human and physical assets.
The Quick Risk Estimation (QRE) tool has been designed for the purposes of identifying and understand

Disaster Resilience Scorecard for Cities

A tool for disaster resilience planning
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction with the support of European Commission, IBM, AECOM

Public Health System Resilience Scorecard

An Addendum to the Disaster Resilience Scorecard for Cities
The Public Health Addendum to the Disaster Resilience Scorecard for Cities strengthens and integrate

City-to-city peer review tool

Peer review of local civil protection mechanisms could offer an independent/ transparent assessment
RISK MAPPING

DESINVENTAR

Inventory system of the effects of disasters
Until the mid-1990.s, systematic information about the occurrence of daily disasters of small and med...

OTHER RISK MAPPING TOOLS

Here you find other regional, national, and local tools for risk mapping.

SEA LEVEL RISE FOR CITIES

Illustration of the scale of potential sea level rise
This web application comprehensively displays coastal vulnerabilities through display alongside popul...

COASTAL RESILIENCE MAPPING PORTAL

A decision support tool
Coastal Resilience is a tool that provides communities, planners, businesses, and officials a step-wi...

MODELING COMMUNITY EROSION

A prediction tool for the protection of key community infrastructure
Modeling Community Erosion from Climate Change enables community members and leaders to understand th...

URBAN HEAT RISK EXPLORER

A mapping tool to avoid urban heat risk
The Urban Heat Risk Explorer was created by The Trust for Public Land to help people better understan...

COMMUNITY RESILIENCE INFERENCE MEASUREMENT

A tool measuring community resilience
This is an application developed by the faculty and students in the Remote Sensing and GIS Lab from L...

DISASTER ALERT

A mobile app provides access to multi-hazard monitoring of and early warning for “Active Hazards” around the globe.
Disaster Alert is developed by the Pacific Disaster Center's World Disaster Alert. “Active Hazards” i...
PLANNING FOR RESILIENCE

Resilient Cities Connect

An online marketplace that provides access to cities, service providers and development partners
Cities cannot build resilience alone. Resilient Cities Connect therefore serves to bring together the...
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