Resilient Recovery Community

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Cities are on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic, facing unprecedented healthcare, economic, and social crises. This Community of Practice, Resilient Recovery, has emerged from the urgent and ongoing practice exchange between cities in our global network of Chief Resilience Officers and urban resilience practitioners.

Through this web-based resource, practitioners can access the synthesized knowledge and good practice emerging from across the globe on COVID-19 recovery, and choose to engage further by participating in existing regional or thematic recovery communities. The content organized on this page reflects the three main themes of this Community of Practice: A people-centred recovery, a risk-aware recovery, and a system-enabled recovery.

Emerging Practice

A people-centered recovery

With COVID-19 changing and intensifying vulnerabilities, and challenging a people-centered recovery, we look at how cities are putting vulnerability and equity at the center of recovery.

A risk-aware recovery

As COVID-19 strains existing disaster preparedness, while also overlapping with seasonal and other hazard risks, we look at how cities are responding to multiple and overlapping risks.

A system-enabled recovery

Crises in healthcare, economy, and society have exposed frailties in the capacity of cities –  their government, their businesses, and their communities – to survive and thrive. As cities enter a recovery phase, we look at how they are meeting the needs of communities and businesses in recovery.

Partners

This emerging practice includes content unearthed by our Cities on the Frontline Speaker Series, organized with the support from The World Bank’s City Resilience Program, which has been sharing targeted lessons on recovery from leaders and experts, including CROs, since early 2020.

Community Resources

Speaker Series #10 –  Advancing Community Resilience

Speaker Series #10 – Advancing Community Resilience

Joined by special guest hosts, the University of Manchester, the 10th Cities on the Frontline webinar provides three unique perspectives on the importance of building, scaling, and sustaining resilient communities. View More
Manchester Briefing #33 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #33 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

This week, we consider how accelerating resilient infrastructure, prioritizing a green recovery and celebrating volunteer efforts can play a key role in the response and recovery from COVID-19. View More
Speaker Series #09 –  Resilient Infrastructure

Speaker Series #09 – Resilient Infrastructure

Resilient infrastructure is an economic opportunity. The ninth Cities on the Frontline webinar dives into how cities, states and private actors can work together to achieve climate-ready and resilient infrastructure. View More
Manchester Briefing #32 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #32 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

This week, we consider how youth participation, visualising risk communication, and private sector support for an equitable COVID-19 vaccine programme can play a key role in the response and recovery from COVID-19. View More
Manchester Briefing #31 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #31 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

This week, we consider how social protection programmes, participatory and inclusive engagement processes, and investments in universal health coverage can play a key role in the response and recovery from COVID-19. View More
Speaker Series #08 –  Assessing Risk through Data-Driven Decision Making

Speaker Series #08 – Assessing Risk through Data-Driven Decision Making

In this session, panelists highlight the importance of putting people and community at the heart of data driven strategies. The session dives deeply into how practitioners use state-of-the-art hazard monitoring to reduce risk through land-use mapping, zoning and urban design. View More

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