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The Politics of Uncertainty book cover

Disasters, Humanitarianism and Emergencies: A politics of uncertainty

The Politics of Uncertainty: Practical Challenges for Transformative Action is an Open Access book exploring the theme of uncertainty in the science-society nexus.

Mark Pelling, Detlef Müller-Mahn and John McCloskey | Academic publication | Jul 2020 | Routledge
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The COVID-19 pandemic and its challenges for Ecuador

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed worldwide the multi-dimensional vulnerability of contemporary societies under the neoliberal logic.

Giuseppe Forino | Article | Jul 2020 | Tomorrow's Cities
Photo credit: MEEACT Photo/Stuart Price, Flickr

Adapting research projects to the COVID-19 pandemic: Experiences from the Nairobi Risk Hub

The COVID-19 pandemic presents unique challenges to the research community beyond the devastating impacts to livelihoods and economies across the globe.

Chengo, V & Atela, J | Article | May 2020 | Tomorrow's Cities
Women working in Kathmandu

Leaving no one behind in Tomorrow’s Cities: Strengthening gender, intersectionality and social inclusion in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond

This comment identifies four mechanisms through which the COVID-19 crisis can be leveraged to enhance awareness and integration of marginalized groups and individuals into research and management of multi-hazard risk.

Shahid, S & Pelling, M | Article | May 2020 | Tomorrow's Cities
The Kathmandu cityscape

Strengthening community-based disaster management institutions to tackle COVID–19 and local disasters

The effects of the Coronavirus or COVID-19 have been very apparent as people, politics, and economics of the world have been brought down to a grinding halt.

Poudel, D.P., Upadhyaya, R and Timsina, N.P. | Article | May 2020 | Tomorrow's Cities
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Considering volatile livelihoods is critical in the war against the Covid-19 disaster

We are living in unprecedented times due to the Covid-19 pandemic, an unparalleled disaster in many respects.

Wachira, J | Article | May 2020 | Tomorrow's Cities
The Quito cityscape

The emergence of COVID-19 in Ecuador

The emergence of Covid-19 in Ecuador: An approach from disaster risk management and its relation with the Tomorrow’s Cities Hub
 

Menoscal, J & Córdova, M | Article | May 2020 | Tomorrow's Cities
Women working in Kathmandu

Tomorrow’s Cities and Covid-19: A discussion

Covid-19 has changed the context for working and will likely change the local and policy landscape for the Tomorrow's Cities Hub - it has and will have a major relevance for our collective work and its legacy.

Pelling, M | Article | Apr 2020 | Tomorrow's Cities
Developing existing partnerships and forging new ones through a site visit to Fikirtepe, Istanbul, where we listened to the community leader. Tea bonds us together during this key moment of shared learning about the community perspective of urban transformation.

Partnerships for the 2030 Agenda

Is Tomorrow’s Cities fit for the 2030 agenda?

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future.

Pelling, M and McCloskey, J | Article | Nov 2019 | Tomorrow's Cities