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Human dimensions of urban water resilience: Perspectives from Cape Town, Kingston upon Hull, Mexico City and Miami

Water resources management is of ever increasing importance due to changes brought about by climate change. The problems are espeically acute in cities. Recent water crises in Cape Town, Sao Paulo underline how the problem is already affecting global cities, and as urban populations continue to grow, other cities will soon be facing similar issues. […]

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 […]

Innovate4Cities: Session round-up

The Resilience Shift and our strategic partners, Resilience First and the International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI), were excited to present a number of sessions at the conference, covering a range of topics relevant to resilience in urban infrastructure. Recordings of each session are available to stream now.

The Resilience Shift at the Innovate4Cities global conference

We are excited to be presenting a number of sessions at the #Innovate4Cities conference this month, ahead of COP26. Co-hosted by UN-Habitat and the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM), the Innovate4Cities conference will be the leading gathering on urban solutions and implementation pathways by and for cities, researchers, policy makers, businesses, innovators and students in 2021.

#WWWeek – Pathways to resilient, blue-green growth for cities

In this session at World Water Week, we explore three city case studies using governance, spatial analysis and machine learning approaches to deliver resilient, blue-green growth in Addis Ababa, Hull and Shanghai. With Louise Ellis, The Resilience Shift and Arup, Living with Water Partnership/Hull & East Riding’s Lee Pitcher, Resilient Cities Network’s Katrin Bruebach (moderating), the Shanghai Urban Construction Design and Research Institute’s Xiaoxuan Ma, and the World Resources Institute’s Rogier van den Berg.