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Social Impacts & Resilience

Consequences of a hazardous event on the physical, economic and psychological well-being of individuals and on the functioning of a community. Features of a social system that help to avoid losses and maintain or recover satisfying living conditions after a shock.

US: Mayor de Blasio and Lower Manhattan leaders announce new $100 million City commitment to coastal resiliency

27 Aug 2015, NYC, United States of America - gov

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Lower Manhattan elected officials and community leaders have announced a new City capital commitment of $100 million to help protect Lower Manhattan from flooding. The flood protection and resiliency measures build on a commitment made earlier this year, and will include coastal protection, storm water management, housing resiliency, and community co-benefits...

Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk

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