Progress on the Making Cities Sustainable and Resilient Action: Issue 2

The Making Cities Sustainable and Resilient Action is a joint initiative of UNISDR, UN-Habitat and the European Commission aiming to improve the understanding of, and capacity to, address disaster risks and build resilience at the local level, including in crisis-prone cities. 

The Action is helping make life safer in 25 cities with a collective population of 55 million by building the capacity of local governments to address disaster risk reduction and resilience. Beneficiary cities face a range of hazards, from flooding and drought to demographic shifts and institutional obstacles. Local governments are on the frontline dealing with shocks and stresses in cities. They bring together key actors, know the local context and are catalysts to transformational action.

This issue focuses on DRR projects in Asunción, Kampala, and Barcelona. The issue also covers the new Informality Action Enhancer, resilience workshops across the world, and efforts to raise awareness about the Action.

Date:
2018
Pages:
10 p.
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Themes:
Urban Risk & Planning
Countries:
Paraguay, Spain, Uganda
The Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction 2018, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 3-6 July 2018 The Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction 2018, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 3-6 July 2018.
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