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San Francisco 5 – Year Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (MDRRM) Plan (2011-2015)

The San Francisco Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Plan serves as a guide in the implementation of proactive disaster risk reduction programs that emphasize the five pillars of: 1) Governance by making disaster risk reduction a priority agenda for sustainable development; 2) Risk Assessment by improving risk information and early warning; 3) knowledge and …

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Sustainable Reconstruction in Urban Areas: A Handbook

This handbook on sustainable reconstruction in urban areas seeks to unpack the problems that many organisations are confronted with in urban reconstruction and provide step-by-step guidance on how to design and implement housing reconstruction programmes in cities. Sustainable Reconstruction in Urban Areas: A Handbook http://www.ifrc.org/PageFiles/95526/publications/Urban%20reconstruction%20Handbook%20IFRC-SKAT.pdf

Learning from the City: British Red Cross Urban Learning Project Scoping Study

A study drawing lessons and insights from five British Red Cross disaster management programs in urban settings: Haiti (Port-au-Prince), Uganda (Kampala and other cities), Djibouti (Djibouti-ville), Mongolia (Ulaanbataar) and Nepal (Kathmandu). Learning from the City: British Red Cross Urban Learning Project Scoping Study http://www.odihpn.org/the-humanitarian-space/resources/learning-from-the-city-british-red-cross-urban-learning-project-scoping-study

How to make cities more resilient: a handbook for local government leaders

A handbook to provide “mayors, governors, councillors and other local government leaders with a generic framework for risk reduction and points to good practices and tools that are already being applied in different cities for that purpose.” How to make cities more resilient: a handbook for local government leaders http://www.unisdr.org/campaign/resilientcities/toolkit/handbook

State of the World’s Cities – 2012 – 2013

The latest in a series of bi-annual studies on the world’s cities. This edition uses the framework of ‘The Urban Divide’ to analyze the complex social, political, economic and cultural dynamics of urban environments. State of the World’s Cities – 2012 – 2013 http://www.unhabitat.org/pmss/listItemDetails.aspx?publicationID=2917

Making Cities Resilient Campaign

Toolkit, updates, and list of champions for the campaign which now includes over 1,400 cities. Making Cities Resilient Campaign http://www.unisdr.org/campaign/resilientcities