Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2015
Making development sustainable: The future of disaster risk management

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And yet, unfortunately, disaster risk is still rarely mentioned as cities compete to attract investment. Investments in new smart or eco-cities do not seem to address underlying issues of inequality in access to services and infrastructure. If these issues are not addressed, a more probable scenario is one of emerging Blade Runner cities where evictions and relocations make way for new enclaves to attract global investment against a backdrop of increasing urban inequality and disaster risk.
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