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  • Civitas Phoenix 31 Kenerne Drive, Barnet
    EN5 2NW Herts
    United Kingdom

    Email: info@civitasphoenix.com
    Phone: +44 7701066917
    Fax: +44 2084495441
    Website: http://civitasphoenix.com

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Civitas Phoenix

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Civitas Phoenix provides niche multidisciplinary services that connect three disciplinary sectors: a) strategic management & organisational configuration, b) urban development programmes & urban design, and c) disaster risk reduction & reconstruction. We undertake research, applied projects and training,and...

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Civitas Phoenix provides niche multidisciplinary services that connect three disciplinary sectors: a) strategic management & organisational configuration, b) urban development programmes & urban design, and c) disaster risk reduction & reconstruction. We undertake research, applied projects and training,and advocate culturally sensitive approach. If you are a NGO or charity, working for good causes on a non-for-profit basis, we too would be supporting you on that basis.

Disaster Reduction Goal

Civitas Phoenix aims to support stakeholders to strategically explore and identify interconnections between disasters and the built environment towards disaster risk reduction and reconstruction, while understanding urban complexities:

- Develop better understanding of ‘how’ to approach and achieve disaster risk reduction and reconstruction objectives strategically and systematically in urban contexts.
- Improve organisational aspects of disaster risk reduction and reconstruction activities for delivering strategic objectives.

Policies and Programmes in DRR

- Examine policy networks and their influences on DRR programmes formation and implementation
- Strategic DRR programme delivery system, i.e. organisational configuration and process
- Examine socio-cultural context and its interconnections to DRR programmes and measures

Membership in Key Networks

- CMI, Chartered Management Institute, UK
- ICPEM, Institute for Civil Protection and Emergency Management, UK
- ISOCARP, The International Society of City and Regional Planners - Urban Design Group
- International Development Network at RTPI, Royal Town Planning Institute
- Silk Cities platform (a bottom up initiative for knowledge exchange for cities in the Middle East and Central Asia)

Making disaster risk reduction a policy priority, institutional strengthening (HFA 1)

Explore areas for policy and organisational improvements withing the existing urban systems and procedures towards urban resilience and disaster risk reduction. Cross-examine those areas against the existing capacity, procedures and socio-cultural characteristics.

Risk assessment and early warning systems (HFA 2)

Risk mapping

Education, information and public awareness (HFA 3)

- Organise training and capacity building initiatives for on-the-job consolidation of new approaches. This is through interactive workshops, bespoke training courses and exhibitions.
- Encourage capacity building among professionals and institutions, especially decision makers and experts engaged in project and programme formation and implementation.

Preparedness for effective response (HFA 5)

- Unfold complexities of multi-organisational and multi-objective reconstruction programmes.
- Formulate and configure strategic managerial system and organisational process of reconstruction programmes and projects towards better performance and results.

Other activities

Civitas Phoenix works with public and private sectors and for urban development and design.
- Research
- Urban design strategic frameworks for new towns and new developments
- Masterplan and rehabilitation programmes in historic urban fabrics
- Urban design and planning advisory support
- Project and programme management advisory support for urban development activities
- Streetscape urban design programme in post disaster reconstruction
- Advisory support to urban authorities for public-private partnerships
- Riverside urban design project
- Old city centre regeneration and development
- Land preparation
- Assessment of the state of urban conservation
- Large-scale mixed-use developments
- Research, policy analysis and evaluation
- Affordable housing, housing capacity analysis, feasibility studies and re-planning of housing estates

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