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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

Manchester Briefing #23 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International lessons on recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #23 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International lessons on recovery from COVID-19

We consider how public messaging, involving youth, and shifting from urban- to social planning can play a key role in response and recovery from COVID-19. View More
Featured image of the Manchester Briefing blog produced by the University of Manchester and Resilient Cities Network as part of the Cities for a Resilient Recovery program, International lessons on recovery from COVID-19.

Manchester Briefing #22 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International lessons on recovery from COVID-19

We discuss how community conversations, protecting jobs, and the Sustainable Development Goals can play a key role in response and recovery from COVID-19. View More
Collage with different featured images from past Speaker Series sessions.

Speaker Series #32 – Role of Resilience: What Have We Learned?

Recapture what we have learned during the last 31 sessions: the role of resilience in the Covid response and recovery. View More
Photo of a city skyline during sunset.

Speaker Series #31 – Climate Change Governance

This session highlighted the reflection on the challenges and opportunities of compounding crises – pandemic and climate related crises, as well as the reflection on how cities are trying to address climate risks as they start to emerge from the pandemic. View More
Featured image of the Manchester Briefing blog produced by the University of Manchester and Resilient Cities Network as part of the Cities for a Resilient Recovery program, International lessons on recovery from COVID-19.

Manchester Briefing #21 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International lessons on recovery from COVID-19

We discuss how communication, artificial intelligence, sharing learning, and waste management play a role in response and recovery from COVID-19. View More
Young business people discussing joining their hands as a team during meeting in an office.

Speaker Series #30 – Resilience Leadership

Explore how reflective learning makes better leaders, as well as the insights and lessons for leadership when dealing with a major crisis. View More

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