Urban Action Kit

As the world becomes increasingly urban, our cities are more stressed than ever with challenges such as climate change and the global pandemic, exacerbating existing inequalities and stressing infrastructure.

Urban Action Kit IntroductionSupporting local actors to undertake urban resilience activities in their urban communities can be a powerful way to build social cohesion, improve livelihoods, and make cities more livable. The Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre and partners have developed an Urban Action Kit to do just this.  The Urban Action Kit is a quick start, low-cost, do-it-yourself guide to urban resilience.


Activities in the Kit require little to no funding, are short engagements, and utilize existing networks and skills.

Contents of the Kit

The Kit contains a light Introduction to Urban Concepts, followed by a series of six (6) modules on:

  1. Urban Agriculture
  2. Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
  3. Nature-Based Solutions
  4. Liveable Cities
  5. Early Warning Early Action
  6. Creative Communications

Designed for Widespread Access

The Kit can be accessed in two formats, as activity cards or as a booklet, and is available in several languages. Join the network of cities catalyzing local action to strengthen resilience.

Click the links below to download the Urban Action Kit today!

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Watch Video Summaries of each Module

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