Halfway through 2020, and with the summer well and truly here in this part of the world, it’s time to take stock of Resilience Shift achievements since the start of the year. Xavier Aldea Borruel, Head of Operations, highlights progress in the first half of the year and our exciting plans for the autumn.
Our Technical Director, Dr Juliet Mian was interviewed by CIHT for their series of CIHT podcasts on infrastructure resilience. This episode is relevant to today’s global events as the world looks to respond to, and be resilient to, Covid 19, the global pandemic.
Juliet Mian reflects on the start of 2020 and shares some new resources – our learning modules on Cape Town: Day Zero can help everyone to learn from crisis, while a case study from India illustrates what good looks like, and how the journey towards more resilient infrastructure can also help to tackle poverty.
The Water Resilience Profiles for the City of Cape Town and Greater Miami and the Beaches are now published providing an opportunity to see how they have used the City Water Resilience Approach to build the resilience of their water systems.
The aim of the City Water Resilience Approach (CWRA) is to embed urban water resilience into water systems in a way that best fits a City’s unique context. The first cities to implement the Approach and develop water resilience profiles and action plans are the cities of Cape Town and Greater Miami and the Beaches. […]
Resilience Shift Ambassador and Water Lead at the Global Commission for Adaptation (GCA), Dr Fred Boltz, set the scene for the High level dialogue session: ‘Building a resilient future through water’ stating that “water is fundamental to resilience”.
City Action Plan findings to be shared at World Water Week as City Water Resilience Approach goes live in Cape Town and Miami.
Highlights of Cape Town: Day Zero captured. Testing your resilience to black skies. And looking forward as the water community gathers in Stockholm.