Report Offers Guidance on Disaster Recovery, Rebuilding for Resilience
New research published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy shows how metropolitan regions can rebuild for greater resilience after major disasters, whether earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, or terrorists attacks. "After Great Disasters: How Six Countries Managed Community Recovery," by Laurie Johnson and Robert Olshansky, draws on the authors’ unrivaled experience chasing disasters around the world, playing an advisory role in recovery efforts, and learning how to plan for natural disasters so the recovery process leaves communities in better condition than they were before disaster struck.
Towards a Reliable System of Monitoring Urban Expansion
A map showing the expansion of Paris, France from 1800 to 2000 Preliminary findings of a multi-year initiative to monitor urban expansion worldwide, shared at a global cities summit at the Venice Biennale, reveal that unplanned human settlement is consuming...
After Quito: Implementation of the New Urban Agenda Following Habitat III
For the billions of people who will add to the ranks of cities worldwide in the coming decades, a good quality of life will require dramatic changes to the current pattern and character of urbanization. With that challenge in mind,...
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