Policy brief

Around half of the urban population in sub-Saharan Africa live in informal settlements, lacking the basic infrastructure and services on which good health

Policy brief

Community-based organisation and action can contribute greatly to disaster risk reduction, and interlinked to this, to building resilience to the impacts of climate change.

Working paper

In recent years, lives and property worth millions of dollars have been destroyed in fire disasters in secondary schools around  the world.

Event Panelists, Photo Credit: Wilson Center
Blog entry

FROM THE WILSON CENTER, originally posted on New Security Beat: https://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2018/03/urban-risk-resilience-opportunit...

March 13, 2018, By  

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Blog entry

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change held a global conference on Cities and Climate Change in Edmonton, 5-7 March 2018.  This was a high-level opportunity for exchange between city majors and planners, climate scientists and urban researchers to map out some priorities for the IPCC as it commences planning for the 6th Assessment Review.

Working paper

Climate change continues to amplify vulnerability in low-income communities across Nairobi, with many urban livelihoods at great risk to the impacts of flooding.

Working paper

For the global humanitarian community, disaster risk is most concerning in developing countries where natural hazards are increasingly threatening their fragile economies and the lives, health, and