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Flood Information System of the State of Paraná, Brazil
State of Paraná, Brazil

Flood Information System of the State of Paraná...

The quality and timeliness of flood warning need to be improved in many places in Brazil. To achieve this aim a complex multi-level and multi-dimensional process is required. The State of Paraná in Brazil has undertaken such a process with promising results.

Delitzsch – An Energy-Efficient City
Delitzsch, Germany

Delitzsch – An Energy-Efficient City

Situated to the north of Leipzig, the town of Delitzsch is a model city of “energy efficiency”.

Crisis management planning
Berlin, Germany

Crisis management planning

The Berlin Senate Department for Health, Care and Gender Equality ("Senatsverwaltung für Gesundheit, Pflege und Gleichstellung") has developed a model for standardised operational planning for crisis management.

Pre-earthquake measures in Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan

Pre-earthquake measures in Tokyo

The City of Tokyo has introduced a series of measures to reduce the number of people becoming stranded in the metropolitan area in emergency situations.

São Paulo Civil Defense Prevention Plan
São Paulo (state), Brazil

São Paulo Civil Defense Prevention Plan

The prevention plan includes different approaches to reduce the vulnerability of communities and citizens when landslides occur.

Finding Places
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Hamburg, Germany

Finding Places

The city of Hamburg has implemented a public participation process for the allocation of housing for refugees.

City of Cape Town’s Water Map
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Cape Town, South Africa

City of Cape Town’s Water Map

The Cape Town Water Map is a novel behaviour-change tool that helped reduce water use during the extreme drought experienced in Cape Town from 2015-2018.

Barrio Digital
La Paz, Bolivia

Barrio Digital

Barrio Digital allows citizens to send real-time feedback, complaints and requests to the municipal government from their mobile phones or via the internet.

São Paulo Public Innovation Labs
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São Paulo, Brazil

São Paulo Public Innovation Labs

São Paulo’s municipal government has created Public Innovation Labs to address complex policy and service issues through collaborative approaches and innovative methodologies.