# Cities

Fire resilience and the urbanising margins

   Fire resilience and the urbanising margins Organizer: University of Edinburgh UR2020 Home Frequently Asked Questions Agenda Community Sessions UR Collaboration Session tags Identify Communicate Use AI / Machine learning Data Cities Emerging technologies Risk communication Risk assessment Infrastructure Youth and young professionals Fragility, conflict and violence settings Nature-based solutions Earth observations Design, visualization and…

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Increasing disaster resilience in Asia-Pacific cities through science and technology

   Increasing disaster resilience in Asia-Pacific cities through science and technology identify · use · Infrastructure · Emerging technologies · cities Digitisation offers new opportunities for science to analyse the complexity of urban environments and stimulates the development of new or disruptive technologies. Such technologies can support the development of smart and disaster resilient cities….

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Resilience Academy: A sustainability solution for urban resilience skills development in Africa

Urbanisation challenges Africa’s young labour force, which needs to be skilled to solve problems caused by unplanned urbanisation. This is a major opportunity for African universities. Young, graduated experts need to be able to steer urbanisation to sustainable trajectories with digital skills and innovative uses of geospatial data and technologies for urban transformation. The Resilience…

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Forming radical collaborations to address climate and disaster risk: The Understanding Risk Field Lab

As an all-of-society challenge, addressing climate and disaster risk issues will require diverse participation and collaboration across boundaries of all sorts, whether they be disciplinary, national, professional, cultural, age, etc.
Yet forming effective collaborations across these diverse boundaries is difficult and rare. With the support of the Understanding Risk community and World Bank Disaster Risk…

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