Category: Community Resilience

Greater Manchester’s journey from Emergency Preparedness to Resilience

The efforts to foster resilience in Greater Manchester build on many years of work to address ongoing challenges faced by the area.

Can India’s Amaravati become the next sustainable city?

In south-east India, 217 square kilometers of farmland along the Krishna River are being transformed into a city billed as an urban utopia.

Mexico Beach is ‘wiped out’ by Hurricane Michael as other Florida cities are smashed

What used to be a gorgeous beachfront city now looks like an apocalyptic mess after Hurricane Michael shredded Mexico Beach, Florida.

World Mental Health Day 2018

World Mental Health Day 2018 is observed on October 10 across the world. This year, the theme of World Mental Health Day is young people and mental health in a changing world.

Hawaii highlights how resilience is changing the narrative

As an island state, Hawaii knows all too well the destructive force of our planet, based on past experiences with Hurricanes Iwa (1982) and Iniki (1992) that affected multiple islands.

What Happens When Cape Town Runs Out of Water?

Cape Town is currently suffering from a water crisis as a result of drought and an increased population over the past three years.

The Vietnam City Resilience Index: Proof of Concept Paper

The Vietnam City Resilience Index began as an attempt to test whether the City Resilience Framework (CRF) developed by Arup International Development could be used to create a comparative national city resilience index.

Read all about it – Hurricanes, Disasters and Emergency Management

Catch up on last weeks resilience news and stories with the latest edition of Read all about it! Risk Management, Natural Disasters, Emergency Management and many more.

Why Smart Cities are a golden opportunity for entrepreneurs

As we design the cities of tomorrow, entrepreneurs should take the lead.

Solving the Smart City Puzzle

Andrew Bevan, Smart Mobility Director, says transparency and the sharing of data open a whole new world of possibilities for smart cities.

Redefining the city landscape

A United Nations study predicts that global urban population will increase from 3.9 billion in 2015 to 6.3 billion in 2050. Yes, an increase of 60 % in just 35 years.

Severe Typhoon Mangkhut: Signal No 9 raised as Hong Kong braces for waves up to 14m high

Flights cancelled, villagers evacuated from low-lying areas and government emergency response plans activated as Hong Kong digs in for what could be most intense storm on record to ever hit the city.

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