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Urban Risk & Planning

Measurement and management of urban hazards and vulnerability in order to improve awareness and local capacity to effectively reduce disaster risk.

Denmark: Copenhagen unveils first climate-change adapted neighborhood

26 Jan 2015, Al Jazeera

If a megastorm hits Copenhagen, the residents of St. Kjeld - a Copenhagen neighborhood - will be ready, reports Aljazeera. 'Climate change is a reality and we have to be prepared for floods, storms and rising sea levels,' says René Sommer Lindsay, the city official in charge of St. Kjeld’s transformation...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 1.3 [PDF, 114Kb]Community Participation and decentralisation is ensured through the delegation of authority and resources to local levels
  • Indicator 3.4 [PDF, 102Kb]Countrywide public awareness strategy exists to stimulate a culture of disaster resilience, with outreach to urban and rural communities
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk
  • Indicator 4.3 [PDF, 93Kb]Economic and productive sectorial policies and plans have been implemented to reduce the vulnerability of economic activities
  • Indicator 4.4 [PDF, 101Kb]Planning and management of human settlements incorporate disaster risk reduction elements, including enforcement of building codes

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