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The Art of Reflective Learning in Cape Town – Protecting the Vulnerable During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Art of Reflective Learning in Cape Town – Protecting the Vulnerable During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Cape Town, South Africa responded quickly to the resilience test by COVID-19 using the lessons it had learned during the water crisis it experienced in 2017 and 2018, focusing attentions on the most vulnerable, and making the biggest investment in the city’s healthcare system in 20 years, all in the ... View More
Building Wellington's Resilient Community Water Access

Building Wellington’s Resilient Community Water Access

Wellington, New Zealand sits on shaky ground, so they know they need to be ready for a significant seismic event. One concern is that a future earthquake will rupture the city’s underground water pipes, cutting off water to its over 400,000 inhabitants, for up to 100 days in some areas ... View More
Making Rotterdam’s First Resilient Neighborhood through Social Cohesion

Making Rotterdam’s First Resilient Neighborhood through Social Cohesion

Launched in 2019, Resilient BoTu empowers the two adjoining neighborhoods, Bospolder and Tussendijken, to become the city’s first “resilient district,” by directing transformative infrastructure construction and social programs that help people manage debt, access education for both adults and children, find better employment, and improve their housing quality. The program ... View More
Cities on the Frontline Speaker Series: Sharing Knowledge to Respond with Resilience

Cities on the Frontline Speaker Series: Sharing Knowledge to Respond with Resilience

Coronavirus Speaker Series: Sharing Knowledge to Respond with Resilience is a weekly session organized by the Global Resilient Cities Network and the World Bank as a knowledge sharing session for cities in response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation. 28. Risk and Crisis Communication The session covered reflections from cities ... View More
Lessons from African slums: How to include informal settlements in COVID-19 response and recovery efforts?

Lessons from African slums: How to include informal settlements in COVID-19 response and recovery efforts?

Cramped conditions, poor sanitation, and insufficient health facilities are raising Covid-19 risks for Africa’s slum dwellers who are often forced to break lockdown rules to work and feed their families ... View More
Singapore

Singapore

Singapore ... View More
Seoul

Seoul

South Korea ... View More
Social Cohesion: A Practitioner's Guide

Social Cohesion: A Practitioner’s Guide

This handbook is a practical guide for community entrepreneurs and urban practitioners interested in understanding how their peers are measuring social cohesion ... View More
Schools for Resilience: Cali

Schools for Resilience: Cali

This report documents the city’s efforts to develop a replicable process for the design and construction of new public school infrastructure as part of the city’s My Community, My School program ... View More
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 ... View More
Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Unites States ... View More
Chicago

Chicago

United States ... View More