Topic: Urban Infrastructure

Webinars: Rethinking Urban Community Risk Reduction and Resilience while responding to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that cities are at the front lines of this crisis and will be at the front lines of any similarly globalized crisis in the future. With these four webinars, we aim to unpack the fundamentals of responding to pandemics effectively in urban areas. SESSION 1  12 June 2020 The COVID-19 …

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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

Innovation for Economic Development: Brunei’s iCentre through the lens of global-local linkages, local buzz, and industrial policy

Innovation has been at the heart of economic development. Ever sinceJoseph Schumpeter published his landmark book “The Theory of Economic Development”, innovation has gradually evolved to become an essential subject looked upon by decision- and policy-makers as a source to enhance the competitive advantage of nations. Out of this realisation, decision- and policy-makers have placed …

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Mapping of urban resilience initiatives and relevance to the MENA region

As national Governments struggle to address the scale of disasters and the increased preparedness needs at all levels, there has been a push for more proactive measures to be taken by local government. Over the last decade, the main disaster risk reduction actors as well as other organizations involved with local governments and community groups …

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पुस्तिका: पुरातात्विक महत्वका भवनहरूको मर्मतसंभारमा भुकम्पीय सुरक्षा अभिवृध्दिका उपायहरू

पुस्तिका: पुरातात्विक महत्वका भवनहरूको मर्मतसंभारमा भुकम्पीय सुरक्षा अभिवृध्दिका उपायहरू   यो पुस्तिकाले पुरातात्विक महत्वका भवनहरूको मर्मतसंभारमा भुकम्पीय सुरक्षा अभिवृध्दिका उपायहरू कसरी गर्न सकिन्छ भन्ने कुराको मार्ग निर्देशन गर्दछ। पुस्तिकाले भुकम्प तथा अन्य प्राकृतिक प्रकोपबाट साँस्कृतिक धरोहरहरू जोगाउन संरक्षणविद् तथा साँस्कृतिक समुदायहरूलाई मर्मतसंभारका जुक्तिहरू पनि दिन्छन्। नेपालमा वैशाख १२, २०७२ मा गएको ७.८ माग्निटूडको भुकम्पले ९ …

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Integrating Climate Change into City Development Strategies

The guide is intended to be of particular benefit for the following groups: • Planners working in local governments cities in lowand middle-income countries that are developing a City Development Strategy, have some knowledge of climate change and want to integrate this aspect. • City planners working in local governments who have developed a City Development Strategy and have integrated …

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Road to resilience: a guide to leading a resilient life

This book is intended for urban households, colonies and clusters and provides bottom-up resilience building options for augmenting urban services through conservation of local resources and waste recycling options. It provides solutions based on principles of conjunctive management of resources, demand focused end-use as well as subsidiary to increase autonomy at local scales. On the …

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Sustainable Cities Index: 2015

The purpose of this report, our first Sustainable Cities Index, is to take 50 of the world’s most prominent cities and look at how viable they are as places to live, their environmental impact, their financial stability, and how these elements complement one another. All 50 of these brilliantly different cities – many of which …

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