100 Resilient Cities

100 Resilient Cities
The role of the newest position in local government is already changing.
Christopher Swope August 4, 2017
Lessons from a new report by 100 Resilient Cities.
David Hatch July 26, 2017
Advance planning, partnerships and granular governance are strategies, according to a new report from 100 Resilient Cities.
David Hatch July 24, 2017
A tool used by more than 100 cities gives them a way to measure their ability to withstand disasters without having to actually endure one.
Anna Valmero November 10, 2016

City networks have gained favor because they facilitate idea-sharing and public-private partnerships, Nature reports. 

October 5, 2016

Urban designers are helping three major U. S. cities strengthen resilience on everything from floods to food deserts, the American Institute of Architects says.

September 2, 2016

Mexico City will serve as both host and laboratory for the second annual summit for chief resilience officers, according to the Rockefeller Foundation. 

November 10, 2015

The newly created position would help the modest-sized capital brace for a wide range of natural and manmade shocks, Mayor Celia Wade-Brown says. 

October 28, 2015

A nonprofit aids humanitarian efforts by digitally mapping the location of hospitals and schools, according to the Rockefeller Foundation. 

June 24, 2015

The coastal city is optimistic that its participation in the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities initiative will help it better withstand future disasters, the Times of India reports. 

January 1, 2015

The first CRO summit highlighted valuable lessons, including the importance of idea sharing among cities and scanning the globe for resilience solutions, the Rockefeller Foundation says. 

December 18, 2014

The 35 cities chosen for the second round of a Rockefeller Foundation initiative underscore how natural and man-made threats to cities cross geographic and socioeconomic barriers.

December 3, 2014

Jeff Hebert’s portfolio will include flood mitigation, coastal restoration and many other things, the Times-Picayune reports. 

November 26, 2014

The ancient Lebanese city will rely on Tony Sfier to help it tackle its most serious challenges in millennia, Guardian Cities reports.

September 1, 2014

The California city has named Victoria Salinas, who has extensive experience in disaster recovery, to spearhead a citywide resilience strategy, according to the mayor’s office.

August 18, 2014

The $100 million initiative aims to help urban areas prepare for shocks that range from climate change to man-made and natural disasters to economic distress and social tensions.

July 24, 2014

Colombia’s first chief resilience officer is strongly influenced by his experiences working on social justice in South Africa, the Rockefeller Foundation says.

June 10, 2014
The planning and partnerships building now may be what will save this low-income neighborhood when disaster strikes.
Justin Gerdes May 7, 2014

Medellín is to craft a citywide resilience strategy with assistance from the Rockefeller Foundation, according to Urb. im.

April 14, 2014
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