Policy brief

In African cities, orienting risk management towards a developmental agenda can

confront the root causes of poverty and risk. Transition to an integrated approach has

Working paper

Urbanization is a major feature of global population redistribution, and Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), though currently ranked as the least urbanized region of the world, is the most rapidly urbanizing

Policy brief

Many cities in sub-Saharan Africa lack official records of deaths and of serious illnesses and injuries from everyday hazards and disaster events at all scales.

Policy brief

Small- and medium-sized cities and towns in sub-Saharan Africa are growing fast and accumulating risks.

Policy brief

Research carried out in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on cross-scalar risk communication and disaster risk governance reveals that, while there is considerable potential for communities to measure and co

Policy brief

This briefing outlines the development of community-led research to promote urban governance for resilience and how impactful partnerships can be created within a research programme.

Policy brief

Cities are at the centre stage of Africa’s pathway to prosperity, with the majority of its population expected to be living in urban areas within the next decade.