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Advances in AI are helping mappers keep up with urban growth’s increasing density and sprawl.
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A virtual speaker series on building resilience during the COVID-19 crisis.
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GFDRR stands in solidarity with client countries and partners affected by COVID-19.
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Quick access to predictable financing is critical for responding to emergencies like COVID-19.
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Urban resilience experts share knowledge on how cities can respond resiliently to COVID-19.
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Bringing together the 10,000-strong UR community of disaster risk experts & practitioners.
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Events

Blogs

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At the height of summer, the air conditioner is your best friend. But what do you do when blistering hot summer days become more frequent and intense? That’s increasingly the case in many European and Central Asian cities.

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It is not enough to have generic remedies and guides for current public investment needs in the region; instead, we propose five measures to improve regional capacities while promoting resilient public investment

Blog
Advances in AI are helping mappers keep up with urban growth’s increasing density and sprawl.
Blog

Have you ever invited representatives from different sectors to imagine their dream city? All around the table, designing their neighborhoods with wide public spaces and green areas, accessible platforms for cultural activities and even spaces that retain water to prevent flooding. There is an urban planning exercise that is just for that, and it is showcased by the experience of the Río Abajo basin in Panama City.

Videos

Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Urban Resilience Conference

 

Each year, natural disasters kill thousands of people and cause billions of dollars in economic losses. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are not immune to these effects. The region is exposed to a growing number of shocks and hazards that affect the stability and growth of its cities. The interplay of climate change, population density, conflict and water scarcity has intensified the risk of natural disasters such as drought, flooding and earthquakes in the region. Over the last 30 years, these events have affected approximately 40 million people in MENA countries and have cost their economies about US$20 billion.

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