220M+

lives improved through the implementation of our city resilience strategies 

1,000+

cities applying resilience practice shared via campaigns, training, and communities

US$10M

co-invested on the ground through our Resilience Community Investment Fund

80%

of member cities committed to working together on COVID-19 recovery, climate resilience, and circular economy 

90%

of member cities have institutionalized the role of the Chief Resilience Officer

4,000+

urban resilience project concepts focusing on vulnerable populations

Now is the time for urban resilience

Urban resilience in action

Manchester Briefing #26 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #26 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

We consider how addressing financial concerns of individuals, communicating with migrants and refugees, and delivering the vaccine to unregistered people can play a key role in the response and recovery from COVID-19.
Manchester Briefing #25 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #25 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

We consider how the safety of pedestrian crossings, reducing food waste, protecting migrants and refugees, and responding to vocal vaccine deniers can play a key role in response and recovery from COVID-19.
Speaker Series #02 – Scaling Up Climate Resilience: Following up on the Climate Adaptation Summit, on the Road to Glasgow COP26

Speaker Series #02 – Scaling Up Climate Resilience: Following up on the Climate Adaptation Summit, on the Road to Glasgow COP26

The world is falling short of promises made under the Paris climate deal to help the most vulnerable nations deal with the increasingly devastating impacts of climate change. As cities increase in number and size, urban dwellers feel the impacts of these changes most.

Programs

City Resilience Solutions

City Resilience Solutions

Through a partnership with Citi Foundation the Resilient Cities Network is supporting cities in building stronger partnerships with the private sector to enhance urban resilience.
Hands of a person collecting water from a tube with people behind watching and waiting their turn in Africa.

City Water Resilience in Africa

The City Water Resilience Approach responds directly to the need to tackle the challenges of urban water stresses in cities in Africa. It takes a comprehensive perspective to urban water systems, and sets out to assess the resilience of the water a city depends on, including upstream and downstream catchment
Cities for a Resilient Recovery

Cities for a Resilient Recovery

Cities for a Resilient Recovery is a coalition of cities and resilience practitioners committed to taking leadership roles, embedding resilience in recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, and supporting each other through the recovery planning process.
Resilient Cities Shaping a Digital World

Resilient Cities Shaping a Digital World

Through this joint program, Visa and the Resilient Cities Network collaborate with key stakeholders to support cities in Latin America and the Caribbean in solving key challenges and identifying opportunities for digital inclusion.
Urban Ocean

Urban Ocean

Urban Ocean is a capacity-building and accelerator program for cities. This program will enhance understanding of circular economy principles, build awareness of marine plastic pollution, and assess waste management systems in member cities.

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