COVID-19 has challenged the very nature of 21st Century society. Cities have endured the worst of the pandemic and have an unprecedented opportunity as they lead the recovery process. The uniqueness of this global pandemic moment calls us not just to rebuild, but to write the story of a new future with our every decision, to shape a substantially different urban reality that is safer, more prosperous, and above all, more resilient, especially for the most vulnerable.
Elkin Velásquez, UN-Habitat: "There is immense value in integrating informal settlements"
Smart city 2.0: The resilience/recovery edition
Seismic reinforcement: how it works and why it is so important
One in four cities cannot afford climate crisis protection measures – study
Cities on the route to 2030
‘Smart’ Cities Are Surveilled Cities
How the governments of Africa are prioritising resilience in the pandemic era
Smart water management: real cases of IoT that are helping to improve cities
Why We Don’t Believe the Big City Obituary
Amsterdam ranked as best global city for a happy and healthy life
Sameh Wahba: "Urban resilience is the ability of cities to become stronger"
4 Steps to Build a Cyber Resilience Strategy
Six ways to future-proof a city
Building Better Cities After Covid-19
A place to call home: Help shape more resilient cities
A parametric approach to pandemic resilience
Toronto approves transit resilience and congestion action plan
In cities of the global south, resilience is the only way forward
Looking to nature to design climate-resilient cities
COVID-19 is shifting the focus from smart cities to resilient cities
What are resilient cities?
Smart Cities Connect 2020: Houston Emphasizes Resilience in Pandemic Solutions
The pandemic is accelerating smart city tech
Riyadh more resilient to urban risks than other cities globally, Lloyd's says
Resilient Urban Centres Key to Pandemic Recovery, Sustainable Development, Secretary-General Tells ‘Bridge for Cities’ Event
Weaving earthquake risk into city resiliency plans
A resilient recovery – the road to better cities after COVID-19
A city in Brazil where covid-19 ran amok may be a ‘sentinel’ for the rest of the world
9 Global Trends Generating Growth Opportunities From COVID-19
10 essential principles of designing resilient urban environments in the Middle East are all summed up in this image
Global Climate Change Resiliency Technology 2020: Building Climate Resilient Cities
Is the pandemic causing an exodus from big cities?
How cities can ensure the post-COVID world is greener, fairer and more resilient
Ivelina Nunes (WFP): “Where you see no Coca-Cola trucks, is where we will be”
Cities around the world coordinate to combat new pandemics: that is how they want to win the battle
How and why do cities die?
African tech to locally tackle the COVID-19 pandemic
Emotional Resilience — An unexplored critical factor
When rubbish takes over cities: the circular economy as a solution to combat the accumulation of waste
Smart infrastructures, the key to more resilient and efficient cities
Urban agriculture: how to go from being a hobby to feeding cities
Laura Tenenbaum, scientist and communicator: We will lose some battles against climate change
Sameh Wahba, World Bank: "Policies that can enable the creation of denser cities may be fiscal but also administrative"
Success story: urban regeneration in the municipality of Gaziosmanpa?a after the earthquake in 1999
SAS For Flood Prediction & Preparedness: Improves real-time situational awareness allowing for a proactive response