Urban Risk & Planning

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This study aims to analyze flood resilience (FR) in Karaj City, Iran, using a new fuzzy method which combines several qualitative and quantitative indices
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This article is focusing on assessing the vulnerability of a city to groundwater drought, using parts of the lowland city of Leiden, the Netherlands, as a case study.
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This study established a quantitative flood resilience index to assess the resilience of specific locations to flooding. The researchers then used a 3Di hydrodynamic model to simulate time-variant inundation conditions under an extreme event in Taiwan.
Moroccan farmer overlooking his heard of sheep on his fields.
Moroccan cities, which contribute to more than 75 percent of the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are becoming increasingly vulnerable to natural and climate hazards.
A group of pedestrians are stranded during heavy flooding in Karachi, Pakistan
Restoring Karachi’s waterways – and demolishing homes to do so – is at the core of the city’s response to climate disasters. But researchers point to a multitude of looming threats, including subsidence.
Participants at MCR2030 peer exchange
Central Asian city representatives discussed disaster risk management and preparedness with Greater Manchester authorities, including lessons learnt from dealing with emergencies experienced by the British city such as severe winter weather and floods.
Hanoi
Closing date
ADPC will hire a Consultant based in Hanoi, Viet Nam to provide resource inputs for the implementation of activities under Output 4.1 of Outcome 4: “Strengthened urban governance systems for dealing with emerging climate extremes and emergencies”.
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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the variability and multiscale interaction (annual and seasonal), and in addition, to detect their trends and the impact of urban growth in the capital cities of Northeastern Brazil.
Skyline of Santiago de Chile during sunrise. View of the city and the mountains in the background.
Appointment of Cristina Huidobro as CHO marks fourth continent to dedicate government resources to reducing the risks of extreme heat in partnership with the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center.
Gemeh Buway-Roberts
In Liberia, challenges abound, but progress will prevail. Joining MCR2030 is helping its cities build resilience to disease outbreaks, and reducing the impacts of natural hazards.