Introduction to a New Approach to Urban Resilience

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ISET has developed and refined an approach for building urban resilience based on engagement with over a dozen cities internationally and over more than a decade?s experience. This report presents this approach, discusses the importance of systems thinking, building relationships, and ongoing learning to successful application, and introduces tools and techniques for applying this approach to assessing vulnerability and building resilience. Keywords: Learning from Natural Hazards; Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation; Shared Learning Processes; Systems Thinking

Authors: ISET-International

Citation: MacClune, K., Tyler, K. H., & Allan, C. (2014). Introduction to a new approach to urban resilience: Final report to American Red Cross on urban resilience. Boulder, CO: Institute for Social and Environmental Transition-International.

Funded by: Red Cross/Red Crescent National Societies (RCRC)



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