This analytical report provides a snapshot of resilience building activities at the local level and identifies trends in the perceptions and approaches of local governments toward disaster risk reduction. It examines factors that enable urban disaster risk reduction activities, including how the global campaign Making Cities Resilient – “My City is Getting Ready!” has helped improve local knowledge of disaster risk and support capacity building.

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Organization: UNISDR, UNHABITAT, Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, European Commission - Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection

Topics: Education, Land Use Management, Environment, Adaptation, Risk Reduction/Management, Ecosystems, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Governance – General, Governance – Territorial and Local, Capacity Development

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2012

Language: English