Equity and Vulnerable Populations

28 – Risk and Crisis Communication

28 – Risk and Crisis Communication

Covid-19 have been transitioning from a public health shock in early 2020 to a longer-term global stress and transforming urban life. While some cities appear to be recovering, other places continue to experience a rise in COVID-19 and public communication appears to be at the center of all the response ... View More
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
27 – Predicting and Monitoring Hotspots

27 – Predicting and Monitoring Hotspots

In regions such as Africa, South Asia, and Central America, the pandemic has yet to peak. Cities should anticipate for emerging hotspots, especially that affect poor and vulnerable communities. Understanding hotspots is critical, so that medical support and resources can be targeted to limit diffusion into surrounding areas ... 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
26 – Aging Cities

26 – Aging Cities

A rapidly aging population goes along with its own economic and social challenges and cities will need to adapt. Were cities built with the elderly population in mind? Are cities prepared to address this demographic shift? ... View More
25 – Urban Density

25 – Urban Density

Does urban density matter in the context of Covid-19? The session highlights the importance to understand between well-managed “good density”, seen for example in Singapore and “bad density”, such as the crowded slums in many developing countries ... View More
24 – Healthy Cities

24 – Healthy Cities

Cities must think about their health in a holistic way; this means keeping residents physically and mentally healthy while supplying access to healthcare, a health-supportive environment, and other resources necessary for a high quality of life ... View More
23 – Public Transport: New Operating Norms

23 – Public Transport: New Operating Norms

Public transportation systems around the world are facing challenges and needs to move into a more adpative system that is inclusive for everyone ... View More
There is no resilient recovery without equity

There is no resilient recovery without equity

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed and intensified long-standing disparities around the world. City recovery efforts can start to set them right ... View More
Toolkit for a Resilient Recovery: Toolkit Summary Paper (July 2020)

Toolkit for a Resilient Recovery: Toolkit Summary Paper (July 2020)

This document summarises our Network’s thinking and experiences in the development of a toolkit to support local governments in planning a resilient recovery ... 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
Huangshi

Huangshi

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