Category: Community Resilience

Barbados seeking to build disaster resilience

With tsunamis accounting for $280 billion in economic losses over the last 20 years, Barbados is working towards achieving disaster resilient communities and reducing disaster losses.

Nepal: Quake survivors can avail six types of soft loan from banks

The National Reconstruction Authority is preparing to launch a comprehensive post-reconstruction rehabilitation programme for earthquake and natural disaster victims.

Black Friday is the antithesis of sustainable business, but there’s an alternative

Is Black Friday, the biggest sales event of the year, sustainability professional’s worst nightmare?

A Sustainable Future for People and Nature? It’s Still Possible

How will a world already under intense environmental stress be able to feed and shelter an expected 10 billion people by the year 2050?

Equitable and Resilient Cities: Inside the Network Exchange

100 Resilient Cities joins the City of Boston to focus on the critical intersection of racial equity and urban resilience.

Google’s ”Smart City of surveillance” faces new resistance in Toronto

Sidewalk Toronto’s ongoing controversies may serve as the latest warning sign for cities who are considering signing over public spaces to major tech companies.

Phone alerts for terrorist attacks and natural disasters

Europeans will be sent official alerts on their mobile phones if they are near a terrorist attack or natural disaster under an EU plan to reduce the risk of fake news causing chaos.

Bangkok CyberTech District heralded as ”game-changer”

Neighbourhood is set to provide a comprehensive ecosystem for both domestic and international start-ups

Santiago de Chile’s pocket parks

The Santiago Resilience Strategy identifies the recovery of empty lots through these pocket plazas as a priority initiative.

10 cities around the world destroyed and rebuilt

The First World War cut a swath of destruction across Europe, leaving centuries-old towns and hallowed buildings in ruins. Rebuilding took generations.

New anti-corruption framework in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

The USMCA’s anti-corruption efforts reached between the United States, Canada and Mexico represent a promising path forward to combat corruption both in the public and private sector.

How natural disasters impact elections

The way politicians handle themselves in the wake of a natural disaster can greatly influence their careers and subsequent elections.

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