Risk Reduction and Management

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

Share 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. 32. Role of Resilience: What Have We Learned? We recaptured ... View More
Mandalay

Mandalay

Myanmar ... View More
Jakarta

Jakarta

Indonesia ... View More
Huangshi

Huangshi

China ... View More
Semarang

Semarang

Indonesia ... View More
Bangkok

Bangkok

Thailand ... View More
Speaker Series #22 – Safer Schools

Speaker Series #22 – Safer Schools

Schools need to be the safest, most inclusive, and most comfortable environments of any part of urban life; without a secure and relaxing place to learn and to play, children are unable to develop to their full potential ... View More
Speaker Series #21 – Digital Technology: Underpinning Recovery

Speaker Series #21 – Digital Technology: Underpinning Recovery

The importance of digital technology has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis where digital technology has been at the center of response and recovery such as with contact tracing, contactlesss subsidy support and risk communication ... View More
Speaker Series #20 – Water and Sanitation: WASH in Crisis and Recovery

Speaker Series #20 – Water and Sanitation: WASH in Crisis and Recovery

In a world facing climate change and a global health crisis, clean water, safe sanitation, and improved hygiene has never been more important. Cities and their service providers face enormous challenges, such as aging infrastructure, high levels of non-revenue water, and poor water quality ... View More
Speaker Series #19 – Resilient Housing

Speaker Series #19 – Resilient Housing

Covid-19 has exacerbated existing inequalities between different communities in urban areas, affected by the quality, density and safety of their houses. Improved living places will protect especially vulnerable residents from other potential risks during the COVID-19 ... View More
Speaker Series #18 – Gender Inclusive Cities

Speaker Series #18 – Gender Inclusive Cities

COVID-19 crisis and related restrictions disproportionately affected women and deepened gender inequality. However, this is an opportunity to reflect and rethink inequality as we enter recovery ... View More
Speaker Series #17 – Metropolitan Resilience

Speaker Series #17 – Metropolitan Resilience

COVID-19 has exposed underlying vulnerabilities within cities’ system and exacerbates existing social inequalities transcending municipal boundaries. With traditional city boundaries becoming less fixed and meaningful, building resilience at the metropolitan scale requires new partnerships and collaborations ... View More