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OS1: How to make cities more resilient - A handbook for local government leaders in Farsi, Chinese, Spanish, Russian and French
Time: Tuesday, 28/Aug/2012: 6:10pm - 6:30pm
Location: Davos
plenary hall

Session Abstract

This handbook provides mayors, governors, councillors and other local government leaders with a generic framework for risk reduction and points to good practices and tools that are already being applied in different cities for that purpose. It discusses why building disaster resilience is beneficial; what kind of strategies and actions are required; and how to go about the task. It offers practical guidance to understand and take action on the "Ten Essentials for Making Cities Resilient" as set out in the global campaign "Making Cities Resilient: My City is Getting Ready!". Diffrent languages will be available, such as Farsi, Chinese and Russian.




 
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