5 Feb 2014, UNISDR EUR
Mayor Giorgio Orsoni of Venice, Italy – a UNISDR “Making Cities Resilient” Campaign Champion – emphasized the Cities Campaign in building resilient and adaptable cities during his speech today at the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group Mayors Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. "More so than ever, communities must rely on local efforts in order to protect themselves from increasingly frequent extreme natural events,” he stated at the Mayoral-level Plenary Session focusing on how C40 Cities are taking action on climate adaptation and urban resilience.
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