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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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.
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.
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.
Cities on the Frontline Speaker Series

Cities on the Frontline Speaker Series

Cities on the Frontline is a weekly speaker series started in March 2020, aiming to share knowledge to help cities respond to the pandemic crisis and plan toward recovery with resilience.
Getting real about resilience: How cities can build resilience thinking into infrastructure projects

Getting real about resilience: How cities can build resilience thinking into infrastructure projects

More than 60% of the metropolitan regions that will exist in 2050 have yet to even form. Cities around the world are going through a period of unprecedented growth and change. And it looks set to continue.
100RC Midterm Evaluation Report: Case Studies

100RC Midterm Evaluation Report: Case Studies

100 Resilient Cities Midterm Evaluation Report: Case Studies
The Metropolitan Scale of Resilience

The Metropolitan Scale of Resilience

Metropolis Issue Paper 03: Through case studies from cities across the Metropolis and 100 Resilient Cities network, this paper seeks to analyze the challenges and opportunities of metropolitan-scale planning, and its role in catalyzing resilience objectives.
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.