This technical document analyses the outcomes of a pilot project to operationalize the “Making Cities Resilient Campaign” in three cities in Africa – Narok and Kisumu in Kenya and Moshi in Tanzania. It also describes disaster prevention activities undertaken by pilot cities, and provides assessment and analysis of city resilience according to the Ten Essentials for Making Cities Resilient: 1. Institutional and administrative frameworks; 2. Financing and resources; 3. Multi-hazard risk assessment – know your risk; 4. Infrastructure protection, upgrading and resilience; 5. Protect vital facilities: education and health, (food and water) supplies; 6. Building regulations and land use planning; 7. Training, education and public awareness; 8. Environmental protection and strengthening of ecosystems, including addressing climate change; 9. Effective preparedness, early warning and response; 10. Recovery and rebuilding communities.


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Organization: UNISDR, Kisumu City Council, Narok City Council, Moshi City Council

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Economic and Development Planning, Education, Environment, Health, Urban, Water, Risk Reduction/Management, Governance – Territorial and Local

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2012

Language: English