Tags: urban communities

Future of Cities: Emerging trends and what they mean for Red Cross Red Crescent

In preparation for the IFRC Startegy 2030, the Solferino Academy consulted with over 100 Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies and external experts. The results were grouped into the nine futures thematic areas. While these are relevant to urban communities, this paper explores more specific trends shaping the future of our cities.

Future of Cities: Emerging trends and what they mean for Red Cross Red Crescent

In preparation for the IFRC Startegy 2030, the Solferino Academy consulted with over 100 Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies and external experts. The results were grouped into the nine futures thematic areas. While these are relevant to urban communities, this paper explores more specific trends shaping the future of our cities.

Future of Cities: Emerging trends and what they mean for Red Cross Red Crescent

In preparation for the IFRC Startegy 2030, the Solferino Academy consulted with over 100 Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies and external experts. The results were grouped into the nine futures thematic areas. While these are relevant to urban communities, this paper explores more specific trends shaping the future of our cities.

Urban Webinars

Scroll down to watch the descriptions and video recordings of the webinars organized by the IFRC Urban Collaboration Platform on a variety of topics such as: Rethinking Urban Community Risk Reduction and Resilience while responding to COVID-19 The Coalition Building process for Urban Resilience Heatwaves in cities Nature-based solutions for urban resilience Urban migration and …

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RCRC Urban Newsfeed Compilation

This is a compilation of the newsfeeds that was shared with the Red Cross/Red Crescent (RCRC) Urban Collaboration Platform (UCP) members since 17 June 2017. You can find brief information about the UCP here. You can also check out the resports of the workshops organized by the UCP in Copenhagen and in Oslo. ************************************************* Newsfeed #10 …

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Cities Safer by Design: Guidance and Examples to Promote Traffic Safety through Urban and Street Design

Published by the World Resources Institute (WRI), This report provides Guidance and Examples to Promote Traffic Safety through Urban and Street Design. Globally, 1.24 million people are killed in traffic crashes every year. This number is expected to keep rising as vehicle fleets grow, to become the 5th largest cause of death by 2030. The majority …

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Building Coalitions for Urban Resilience Toolkit

Video of Better Together 1080p30mBit This toolkit is developed by the Global Disaster Preparedness Center with funding support from USAID presenting an approach for building coalitions in cities to build resilience. Addressing the increasingly complex issues facing urban areas requires a city-wide civic process to build local coalitions to guide and foster work at the community level …

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GLOBAL MIGRATION Resilient Cities at the Forefront

Like other urban pressures, migration also presents a powerful opportunity for building resilience. In September of 2016, eight 100RC Member Cities, with a broad range of experience absorbing migrants, convened in Athens to collaborate on migration as a key component of urban planning. Chief Resilience Officers (CROs) from Athens, Thessaloniki, Amman, Paris, Montreal, Los Angeles, …

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Working with people and communities in urban humanitarian crises- ALNAP

This Working Paper explores the topic of working with urban populations and communities. It draws on practical challenges and approaches in relation to targeting and communication with urban populations, and in the mobilisation of urban communities. The paper was informed by a literature review, as well as ALNAP’s ongoing urban webinar series and Community of Practice discussions, which …

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