...in thinking

Resilience Engineered

Three films to demystify resilience, funded by The Resilience Shift, developed in collaboration with the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

Summary for Urban Policymakers

A summary for urban policymakers, presenting the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessments in targeted summaries that can help inform action at the city scale.

Resilient Leadership

Real-time learning from the Covid crisis was captured over 16 weeks of interviews with senior leaders, providing insights into what makes resilient leadership, and how to lead for resilience.

...in practice

Infrastructure Pathways

A resource for practitioners in search of clear, easy-to-navigate guidance on climate-resilient infrastructure, compiled from hundreds of leading resources, and organized by lifecycle phase.


Diagram of a working port


A multi-stakeholder, whole-systems approach is needed for ports to become low carbon resilient gateways to growth, as a meeting point of critical infrastructure systems, cities and services.


Resilience Realized

The Resilience Realized Awards recognise projects around the world at the cutting edge of resilience.

City Water Resilience Approach

CWI Wheel diagram


Download the step by step methodology to help cities collaboratively build resilience to local water challenges, mapped with the OurWater online governance tool, as used by cities around the world.

Addis Ababa Water Resilience Profile (CWRA)

The Addis Ababa Water Resilience Profile represents an opportunity to continue regional efforts to build resilience capacity and explore strategies, through multiple lenses, to improve the water security of the region.

The actions identified provide a foundational architecture upon which stakeholders can build upon by means of policies, projects, and continued coordinated work. The insights generated from this approach will ultimately help to protect the lives and health and well-being of the region’s inhabitants and environmental assets.

Publication date: 9 November, 2021
Authors: Zablon Adane (WRI), Yohannes Ameha (AARPO), Elleni Ashebir (WRI), Katrin Brueback (R-Cities), Louise Ellis (Arup), Aklilu Fikresilassie (WRI), Femke Gubbels (R-Cities), Louise Kennedy (Arup), Dana Omran (R-Cities), Smita Rawoot (WRI), Martin Shouler (Arup), Phillipa Stanley (Arup), Meghan Stromberg (WRI), Dr Moges Tadesse (AARPO), Gomejut Taye (AARPO), Girmaye Teshome (AARPO), Wubanchi Tesso (WRI), Liku Workalemahu (EiABC).