How to make cities more resilient: a handbook for local government leaders

How to make cities more resilient: a handbook for local government leaders

This handbook provides mayors, governors, councillors and other local government leaders with a generic framework for risk reduction and points to good practice and tools that are already being applied in different cities for that purpose. It discusses why building disaster resilience is beneficial; what kind of strategies and actions are required; and how to go about the task. It underscores that resilience and disaster risk reduction (DRR) must be part of urban design and strategies to achieve sustainable development.

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