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Let’s make a deal for resilient cities

For the first time in history, more people live in cities than in rural areas. Although cities hold the promise of a better future, the reality is that many cities cannot live up to expectations. Too often, cities lack the resources to provide even the most basic services to their inhabitants, and cities all over the world fail to protect their people effectively against the onslaught of natural disasters or climate change. 

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Let’s make a deal for resilient cities

Webinar: Approaches in stakeholder participation for resilience

The Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance and the Climate Information Services Research Initiative (CISRI) will be co-hosting a Webinar on the importance of and the challenges with including, involving and working alongside the communities and institutions who are affected by climate variability, change and hazards. The presenters will share their experiences of these approaches, examining what the projects have learned about effective stakeholder engagement and participation in complex systems, and how they contribute to resilience and sustainability.

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Webinar: Approaches in stakeholder participation for resilience

Flood defences: how willow proved to be a natural defender

Cumbrian farmers who planted willow for a Swedish paper mill say the crop kept floods at bay

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 Flood defences: how willow proved to be a natural defender

‘Loss and Damage’ emerges as crunch item at COP24

There is still no clear picture in Katowice on how to provide a readily available funding mechanism for developing countries affected by extreme weather events.

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‘Loss and Damage’ emerges as crunch item at COP24

Climate change and development aid: The economic case for prevention

Climate change affects developing countries more heavily, with broad impacts on the environment and the economy, insurers say, highlighting the need to act before damage is done.

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Climate change and development aid: The economic case for prevention
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