Why cultural heritage matters for urban resilience

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Church of Santa Prisca, Taxco de Alarcón, Guerrero State, Mexico (Photo by Sergio Quesada / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
Channel
Sustainable Cities
Domain
Source URL
http://blogs.worldbank.org/sustainablecities/why-cultural-heritage-matters-urban-resilience
Author
Barbara Minguez Garcia, Lorenzo Piccio
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Summary

Despite the growing recognition that cultural heritage is fundamental to urban resilience, much more needs to be done to put it front and center in the disaster risk management agenda.