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In the context that we live in, risks abound and are systemic in nature. Proliferating risks are emerging in ways never anticipated before. We now live in a world where one hazard cascades to multi-hazards and a never-ending chain starts.
Cities of the Future: Pathways to a resilient African city beyond COVID-19 - Insights from the Preparatory Seminar series towards the 2020 ARIN International Conference ‘Africa in the Post-COVID-19 World: Lessons for Research and Policy
COVID-19 Implications on Africa’s Research and Policy. Insights from ARIN International Conference 2020
Una práctica común en los sectores urbano – marginales y rurales de nuestro país y específicamente de la ciudad de Quito en cuanto a la provisión de servicios básicos, consiste en implementar medidas sustitutivas que les permitan adecuar sus viviendas con las condiciones mínimas de habitabilidad.
Disasters and their associated risks have continued to evolve in complexity, forms, frequencies, and severity.
Global policy frameworks, such as the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, increasingly advocate for multi-hazard approaches across different spatial scales.
In this paper, we discuss the dynamic nature of risk through the lens of multi-hazard relationships and scenarios. Disaster risk is commonly expressed as (Risk = Hazard × Exposure × Vulnerability).
Istanbul is a major global urban centre. With city expansion expected to continue over the next few decades there is a real opportunity for urban growth that incorporates disaster risk reduction (DRR).