Urban risk & planning

Urban risk & planning

Resilient cities, urban planning, urban management.

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2022
This study aimed at exploring the perception on flood risk and ascertaining the determinants of disaster preparedness among residents in flood-prone urban communities.
Jàmbá Journal of Disaster Risk Studies
A levee, with promenade, would connect Norfolk’s citizens to the waterfront and protect against rising seas. The city is developing a comprehensive vision for how to “thrive” with climate change.
Public Square (Congress for the New Urbanism)
For centuries, India’s architecture featured intricate lattice structures. Now, as modern architects search for better ways to keep buildings cool, it’s making a comeback.
British Broadcasting Corporation
Image of Wroclaw in Poland.
The ICLEI Action Fund is a granting scheme conducted by ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability with support from Google.org to foster data-driven environmental and climate action at the local level.
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
Solutions to reduce the loss of lives and livelihoods from urban floods can be exercised by individuals and local govts.
Down To Earth
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2022
This study evaluates the impact of saltwater intrusion (SWI) due to various sea level rise (SLR) scenarios on the corrosion of reinforcement in foundations of nearly 137,000 residential buildings in low-lying areas surrounding Mobile Bay, AL. 
Scientific Reports (Nature)
Family posing for photos amidst flooding and storm surge from Hurricane Sally along Lake Pontchartrain
Researchers have considered how flooding from rising sea levels and storm surges will damage the built environment along the coast, but what about climate change’s less noticeable impacts below the surface?
Colorado State University
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2022
This Country Climate and Development Report (CCDR) identifies ways that Nepal can achieve its overall development objectives while fostering its strategic ambition to transition to a greener, more resilient, and inclusive development pathway. 
World Bank, the