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This session from the Coronavirus Speaker Series featured Yuko Arai, an Urban Specialist at the World Bank, Hiroyuki Fujita, Chief Resilience Officer of Kyoto City, and Dr. Joseph Runzo-Inada PhD, Chief Resilience Officer & Head of Strategic Planning, City of Toyama, Japan.

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CRP profiled its newly developed City Scan StoryMaps to external audiences at the Urban and Regional Information System Association: GIS-Pro 2020 conference, highlighting the new use case for the product. StoryMaps enables CRP to leverage satellite data on the natural and built environment to create interactive maps and methods that help city officials identify their disaster risks and make their city more resilient.  

A virtual workshop and launch of the Regional Report on DRM and Cultural Heritage for Central America and the Dominican Republic.

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This session of the Coronavirus Speaker Series featured Dr.-Ing. Wiwandari Handayani, Associate Professor, Dept of Urban & Regional Planning, Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia; Jagan Shah, Senior Infrastructure Advisor, DFID-India Director, National Institute of Urban Affairs; and Judy Baker, Global Lead and Lead Economist, Urban, DRM, Resilience and Land, The World Bank.

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Participants will gain insights on the challenges that women face in managing disaster risks and ways to address these barriers.

This session of the Coronavirus Speaker Series featured Wanli Fang, a Senior Urban Development Specialist with the Urban, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience & Land Global Practice of the World Bank; Athirah Ishak, Deputy Chief Resilience Officer, Melaka; and Lori Nelson, Chief Resilience Officer, Boston.

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This session of the Coronavirus Speaker Series featured Floris Bakermans, Management Consultant Smart Mobility and MAAS, AT Osborne and Prof. Chris Nash, Research Professor, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds.

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This session of the Coronavirus Speaker Series featured Ana Ardelean, Chief Resilience Officer of Tbilisi, Georgia; Alina Sava, Education Specialist, Education Global Practice, World Bank; and Raphaëlle Thiollier, Oasis Project Manager, City of Paris.

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This session of the Coronavirus Speaker Series featured Aida Esteban Millat, Senior Director Urban Mobility and Smart Cities for LAC, Visa; Fabien Clavier, Senior Urban Planner Consultant for the World Bank; and Frank VieveenSmart City Program Lead, City of Rotterdam.

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This session of the Coronavirus Speaker Series featured Japheth Habinshuti N, Chief Resilience Officer (CRO) City of Kigali; Michael John Webster, Executive Director: Water and Waste, City of Cape Town; Jennifer Sara, Global Director, Water Global Practice, World Bank Group; and Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs at Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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