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TEN Essentials for MAKING CITIES RESILIENT

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The 10 Essentials for Making Cities Resilient developed by UN and global expert agencies are critical and interdependent steps which local governments may take to make their city more disaster resilient.

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TEN Essentials for MAKING CITIES RESILIENT

  1. 1. Ten Essentials for Making Cities Resilient Addressing the future of urban resilience
  2. 2. Background The 10 Essentials for Making Cities Resilient were launched in 2010 that formed the building blocks for disaster risk reduction, developed in line with the five priorities of the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015; These Essentials are critical and interdependent steps which local governments may take to make their city more disaster resilient.
  3. 3. Why New “Essentials” • Moving from a state of advocacy to implemention • Operational, adaptive and applicable to all cities • Built upon previous Essentials, linked to the priority areas for action in the new Post 2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction • Monitoring of progress • ~2500 Cities are signed up to the Making Cities Resilient Campaign
  4. 4. Foundational Essentials 1. Organise for disaster resilience 2. Identify, understand and use current and future risk scenarios 3. Strengthen financial capacity for resilience So what are they...
  5. 5. Foundational Essential 1 Organise for disaster resilience
  6. 6. Foundational Essential 2 Identify, understand and use current and future risk scenarios
  7. 7. Foundational Essential 3 Strengthen financial capacity for resilience
  8. 8. Essential 4 Pursue resilient urban development and design
  9. 9. Essential 5 Safeguard natural buffers to enhance the protective functions offered by natural ecosystems
  10. 10. Essential 6 Strengthen institutional capacity for resilience
  11. 11. Essential 7 Understand and strengthen societal capacity for resilience
  12. 12. Essential 8 Increase infrastructure resilience
  13. 13. Essential 9 Ensure effective disaster response
  14. 14. Essential 10 Expedite recovery and build back better

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