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Revitalizing “sick” buildings
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Isfahan, Iran

Revitalizing “sick” buildings

Making the urban fabric of the city safe and sustainable.

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.

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.

Disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation strategies for building resilient communities
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Albay (Province), Philippines

Disaster risk reduction and climate change adap...

The province of Albay in the Philippines has adopted strategies for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) to foster economic prosperity and keep its population safe.

Ramani Huria – flood resilience in Dar es Salaam City
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Ramani Huria – flood resilience in Dar es Salaa...

To combat natural disasters the Ramani Huria project uses community mapping to increase resilience throughout the city.

The Resilience Strategy of Montevideo
Montevideo, Uruguay

The Resilience Strategy of Montevideo

The Resilience Strategy of Montevideo is a strategic guide that seeks to prepare the city and its inhabitants, to face the diverse challenges that urbanization, climate change and globalization represent.

Metropolitan District of Quito Resilience Strategy
Quito, Ecuador

Metropolitan District of Quito Resilience Strategy

The city of Quito is preparing to face the challenges of the 21st century based on its adaptive capacity, which is built on social and economic inclusion, efficient urban performance and environmental sustainability.