360° of Preparedness: Reflections from Cities around the World

Experts in the field of disaster management shared perspectives and experiences pertaining to disaster preparedness in rapidly growing urban settings across the globe. City case studies included Christchurch, New Zealand; Istanbul, Turkey; Kathmandu, Nepal; Mandalay, Myanmar; Mexico City, Mexico; Port-au-Prince, Haiti; Boulder, USA; and Tehran, Iran. The presentations were followed by an afternoon dialogue among academics and practitioners who shared the latest research findings relevant to urban resilience.

See more information about this event on this link: https://preparecenter.org/activities/gdpc-3rd-annual-event-2015

 

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