Urban Risk & Planning

Cover of the report: painting of a futuristic, sustainable city
WCR 2022 gives insights into the future of cities based on existing trends, challenges and opportunities, including lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic, and suggests ways to better prepare cities for shocks and transition to sustainable urban futures.
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Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
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Summary report on protecting environments and health by building urban resilience
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This is the third report on protecting environments and health by building urban resilience.
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Second report on protecting environments and health by building urban resilience.
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This is the first report on protecting environments and health by building urban resilience.
Increased flooding in the U.S. is exposing more people to industrial pollution, especially in racially marginalized urban communities, according to new research from Rice University, New York University and Brown University.
Cover of the report: aerial view of a flooded river and houses
The following report explores how C40 cities are set to see an increase in the different types of flooding that occur in urban areas and what this means for people and public funds, and how cities are working hard to keep their populations water safe.
Cyclists driving through flooded streets in Pekalongan, Indonesia (2021)
How can leaders address the interconnected risks that climate change, rapid urban growth and fragility pose to human security in cities?
Urban water security in Asian cities is in decline, forcing them to find new ways to manage this prescious resource