Water and Sanitation

Hands of a person collecting water from a tube with people behind watching and waiting their turn in Africa.

City Water Resilience in Africa

The City Water Resilience Approach responds directly to the need to tackle the challenges of urban water stresses in cities in Africa. It takes a comprehensive perspective to urban water systems, and sets out to assess the resilience of the water a city depends on, including upstream and downstream catchment ... View More
wooden slums in Jakarta stand along the side of a river polluted with trash.

Creating Climate Resilient Cities through Safe Sanitation – World Toilet Day 2020

The COVID-19 crisis highlighted the enormous challenge of securing cities' pursuit of the 2030 Agenda in Sustainable Development Goals and Urban Resilience ... View More
Resilient Water Management – How Resilient Cities Share Strategies for Adapting to a Changing Climate

Resilient Water Management – How Resilient Cities Share Strategies for Adapting to a Changing Climate

Water is the lifeblood of a city. Too much is just as dangerous as not enough, and from Cape Town to Byblos, Jakarta to Chennai, climate change demands that any city that wants to survive has to learn to manage and live with water. To be resilient and thriving requires ... 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
Cities on the Frontline Speaker Series, Resilient Cities Network and World Bank Group logos with blue background.

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
Semarang

Semarang

Indonesia ... View More
Melaka

Melaka

Malaysia ... View More
Water and Sanitation: Resilience Point of View

Water and Sanitation: Resilience Point of View

Building water resilience must tackle weak funding, planning, capacity, and governance of water and sanitation services as a top priority ... View More
Water Management and Multi-benefit Solutions: Resilient Cities at the Forefront

Water Management and Multi-benefit Solutions: Resilient Cities at the Forefront

This handbook is a compedium that offers: replicable innovations; shared tactical approaches and tools; market needs for resilience building; and access to fellow network experts ... View More
Cities taking action: How 100RC is building urban resilience

Cities taking action: How 100RC is building urban resilience

This 2017 report offers case studies of seven cities' resilience strategies, describing the successful implementation and results of urban resilience measures such as social equity programs and responses to extreme weather events. Each case study is followed by examples of other 100RC cities tackling similar impacts ... View More
We cannot afford to wait

We cannot afford to wait

As we fight this pandemic globally, climate change remains one of the world’s top challenges. In a world facing climate change and a global health crisis, clean water, safe sanitation, and improved hygiene has never been more important ... View More