Ecuador | Jan-17 | BUILDING RESILIENCE IN SMART VILLAGES

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Ecuador | Jan-17 | BUILDING RESILIENCE IN SMART VILLAGES

  1. 1. e4sv.org BUILDING RESILIENCE IN SMART VILLAGES Date 30 January 2017 Presenter: John Holmes
  2. 2. e4sv.org SMART VILLAGE ■Decentralised infrastructure ■Connected by ICT ■Innovative remote service provision ■Community empowerment ■Economic & social development
  3. 3. e4sv.org SHOCKS ■Natural disasters ■Economic ■Conflict ■Health ■Infrastructure failure
  4. 4. e4sv.org
  5. 5. e4sv.org ENHANCING PROSPERITY – ACCUMULATING ASSETS Hand-to- mouth existence A life with margins Accumulate assets & savings
  6. 6. e4sv.org BUILDING SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE Training & education Sharing information Skills & knowledge on resilient infrastructure Energy & ICT
  7. 7. e4sv.org CONNECTIVITY BRINGS ADVANCE WARNINGS AND BETTER DISASTER RESPONSE Communication links Advance warnings Disaster relief Energy & ICT
  8. 8. e4sv.org IMPROVED SERVICES IMPROVE POST DISASTER WELFARE Enhanced health facilities Lights & links Post- disaster welfare Energy & ICT
  9. 9. e4sv.org ADDITIONAL CONTRIBUTORS TO RESILIENCE Social capital Environment stewardship Access to finance systems
  10. 10. e4sv.org DESIGNING FOR RESILIENCE Infrastructure design Resilience
  11. 11. e4sv.org NEPAL ■Infrastructure failure ■Social capital ■Traditional knowledge ■Everyday resilience ■Build back better
  12. 12. e4sv.org WEST AFRICA ■ 2014-16 Ebola ■ Lack of communications/ access to expertise ■ Delayed response ■ >11,000 lives ■ >22,000 orphans ■ >$2.2bn
  13. 13. e4sv.org TUVALU ■ Stretched supply chains ■ Infrastructure damage ■ Appropriate technology ■ Capacity building ■ “Hardening” solutions
  14. 14. e4sv.org SOME FINAL POINTS FROM THE SINGAPORE WORKSHOP ■ None linear path to resilience ■ Need integrated approach ■ Sustainability of initiatives beyond project completion ■ Tension between standard approaches for scale-up and responding to the unique circumstances of each community
  15. 15. e4sv.org Thank you for your attention www.e4sv.org | info@e4sv.org | @e4SmartVillages

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