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Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub – Resources

The Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub develops guidance material, case studies, and reports to help National Societies in the region to be prepared.  Find the latest resources in the following list: Building resilience in Asia and the Pacific (2010) The IFRC Road Map to community resilience (2017)  Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub https://preparecenter.org/activities/asian-pacific-urban-community-resilience-hub#overlay-context=resources/asian-pacific-urban-resilience-hub-resources

Resilience scan July-September 2016: A review of literature, debates and social media activity on resilience

. This ‘resilience scan’ summarises writing and debates in the field of resilience during the third quarter of 2016, focussing primarily on the context of developing countries as well as gender equality and resilience. The scan will be of particular interest to those implementing resilience projects and policies and those seeking summaries of current debates …

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City strength diagnostic : methodological guidebook

The city strength diagnostic has been developed to help World Bank staff apply the city resilience framework (developed by Arup International and the Rockefeller Foundation) to World Bank operations. The  city resilience framework provides a lens through which the complexity of cities and the numerous factors that contribute to a city’s resilience can be understood and is being …

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Call for Proposals — Consultancy for Developing a City-Wide Assessment for Community Resilience

The Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) is requesting proposals for a new consultancy on City-wide Assessment for Community Resilience. Working in collaboration with the IFRC and American Red Cross, the GDPC has received an award from USAID/OFDA to design and test a set of tools and services to assist RCRC National Societies and other local …

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Safe in the Open

This video is part of the series, ‘Staying Prepared – Lessons from 2015 Nepal Earthquakes.’ These videos capture experiences and lessons learned from different communities which were affected by the 2015 Nepal Earthquakes. This third video, Safe in the Open, highlights the importance open spaces and how they are necessary and useful after a disaster. …

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Humanitarian response to urban crises – a review of area-based approaches

The aim of this paper is to provide a review of current literature as a foundation for informing practice and policy of humanitarian actors. Given the emerging nature of this topic, there is also a focus on identifying gaps in documentation and sector knowledge for further research. The research questions this paper seeks to address …

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Nepal Urban Housing Sector Profile

Based on research by a team of Nepalese and international experts, this report carries out an analysis of five key elements related to urban housing and settlement – land, basic services, housing finance, building materials and construction technologies, and labour. It gives an assessment of how these components are governed by policy, institutional and legal …

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