Desarrollando ciudades resilientes 1 Millón de Escuelas y Hospitales Más Seguros
 

How to develop more resilient cities: a handbook for local government leaders


 

CONTEXT
The Handbook offers a general overview of various issues related to reducing disaster risk, and is primarily designed for the leaders of local governments and policy makers to support public policy, decision making and organization for the implementation of actions for disaster risk reduction and resilience. The document provides the essential steps for making cities safer and more resilient in order to achieve sustainable development. These steps are based on the "Ten Essentials for Making Cities Resilient" established in the Global Campaign "Making Cities Resilient: My City is getting ready!
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Number of Pages: 116
Target audience: Local governments and policy makers
Issue: June 2013

ORGANIZATIONS
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)
European Commission - Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO)
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR)

Available at:
http://eird.org/americas/manual-alcaldes.pdf