Urban resilience

Urban resilience

The capacity of individuals, communities, institutions, businesses, and systems within a city to survive, adapt, and grow no matter what kinds of chronic stresses and acute shocks they experience.

What is urban resilience?

What is urban resilience?

A resilient urban future requires tackling challenges and creating solutions in a place-based, integrated, inclusive, risk-aware, and forward-looking manner.

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North America Climate Resilience Program

Protected: North America Climate Resilience Program

The newly-launched R-Cities Chair’s Agenda for investment in resilient climate-ready infrastructure that is equitable and produces green jobs positions the Resilient Cities Network to support cities around the world in a resilient recovery.
Urban Resilience Program

Urban Resilience Program

The Temasek Foundation Urban Resilience Program (TFURP), a joint collaboration between Temasek Foundation, Centre for Livable Cities, and Resilient Cities Network, is a project accelerator targeted at city leaders and practitioners.
Approaching Urban Waste Management Through a Resilience Lens

Approaching Urban Waste Management Through a Resilience Lens

Cities are home to over half of the global population and account for nearly three quarters of global greenhouse gas emissions, which means no climate target can be met without a deep transformation of urban centers across the globe towards a more inclusive, sustainable and, ultimately, resilient path.
Urban Ocean

Urban Ocean

The goal of the Urban Ocean program is to work with city leaders to bring new ideas, partners and resources together to solve interrelated problems around waste management. It provides the opportunity for ocean advocates and city leaders to join forces with other allies to develop comprehensive solutions that meet the needs and priorities of communities and other actors, to create real and lasting impact
Speaker Series #14 –  Private Sector Engagement In Urban Resilience

Speaker Series #14 – Private Sector Engagement In Urban Resilience

The fourteenth edition of the Cities on the Frontline Series delved into the role of Private Sector Engagement in Urban Resilience.
Speaker Series #13 –  Building Effective Food Systems for Cities

Speaker Series #13 – Building Effective Food Systems for Cities

The thirteenth edition of the Cities on the Frontline Series explored the challenges and opportunities towards developing resilient and equitable urban food systems. In the face of rapid urbanization and climate change, urban policymakers must urgently pursue food policies and investments that ensure steady and sustainable supplies of food products for urban residents, while preparing for challenges presented by disruptions such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Speaker Series #12 –  Reclaiming the Value of Play in Cities

Speaker Series #12 – Reclaiming the Value of Play in Cities

In this special Cities on the Frontline Webinar, R-Cities launched a partnership with the Real Play Coalition, Strengthening Urban Resilience Through Play.
Manchester Briefing #34 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #34 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

This month, we consider how social innovation for emergency response, transformation towards hybrid working and addressing core humanitarian issues can play a key role in the response and recovery from COVID-19.