Tag: community resilience

Our work in 2018 – 100 Resilient Cities

The urban resilience movement is growing and gaining steam in cities around the world.

Resilience in 2019 will be much broader than preparedness

Resilience goes beyond your traditional emergency management and preparedness: it extends to community capacity building, health, cyber security, business continuity and critical infrastructure.

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?

Slum tourism, ethics and local economic development

In this lecture, the ethical debate regarding the place of tourism in modern cities is framed using a facilitated bottom-up sustainable city governance perspective to balance the interests of different city actors.

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.

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.

Ramón Méndez, General Director of Planning and Resilience for Montevideo, shares his perspective

On September 10, Montevideo, Uruguay became the latest city to publish an urban resilience strategy.

We can solve this: San Francisco leads the way

Looking to tackle climate change where you live? San Francisco is a model for every city in the nation.

3 smart city lessons from Manchester and the UK’s Smart City IoT Demonstrator

As part of Information Age's Smart City Month, Nick Chrissos - from Cisco Systems - looks at a smart city project in Manchester

Experts discuss guiding principles for urban-rural linkages in Bolivia

Over 50 Bolivian and international urban and rural experts recently met in La Paz, Bolivia, drafting recommendations on how to include considerations on integrated territorial development and urban-rural linkages into National Urban Policies.

How the Kilauea Eruption Affected This Hawaii Community | National Geographic

Sharing a deep connection to nature’s power—and to people displaced by it—two photographers document a volcano’s destruction, and help the Leilani Estates community recover.

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