project aims to:

1. Study approaches for improving urban
infrastructure planning to achieve resilience goals in coastal cities for the
sustainable concurrence of the urban space with natural environment;

2. Help urban practitioners better understand the
integration of green with existing grey infrastructure and contextually inform
cities’ planning strategies; and

3. Forge an urban vision to identify infrastructure needs
and investment opportunities for the cities in the selected coastal areas.

Sendai Priorities

Priority 1Understanding disaster risk
Priority 2Strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk
Priority 3Investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience
Priority 4Enhancing disaster preparedness for effective response and to “Build Back Better” in recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction