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Makati Mayor Abby Binay declares Climate Emergency
On August 5, 2022, Makati declared a climate emergency, calling for much-needed environmental reform. The Philippines city is implementing initiatives to reduce carbon emissions, promote renewable energy and conservation, and create green jobs
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) City Government of Makati
Green Square Wroclaw Poland
‘We strive to make Wroclaw a resilient and responsible city, ready for the challenges of the future.’ This is the climate-resilient vision that Mayor Jacek Sutryk has for the Polish city
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
Amadora city
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and its partners in the Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) global collaboration welcomed Amadora as one of its Resilience Hubs.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
Tunnel flooding in Matosinhos Portugal
Matosinhos has stepped up its ambition to reduce risk from fires, floods, and coastal erosion. The Portuguese city is doing this through close partnership with its citizens
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Malmo, Sweden, is prioritizing the greening of its urban spaces
The coastal Swedish city of Malmö is transforming many parts of its city from an environmental, social, and economic perspective to strengthen its climate resilience. The municipality is keen to share its experience to inspire other local governments
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) City of Malmö
Smithills Estate leaky dam Greater Manchester
Greater Manchester has a population of almost 3 million residents and has an ambition to be carbon neutral by 2038. This forms part of a wider strategic approach to becoming a greener, fairer, and more prosperous city region
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) Association of Greater Manchester Authorities
Songdo Smart City
Ms. Lalaine Marcos, representative of the Mayor’s Office of Ormoc City, Philippines, urged cities to grasp the opportunity of a more sustainable future through risk-informed decisions on how they plan their social, economic, and environmental development
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) Incheon Metropolitan City City Government of Makati
Andreas Wolters Deputy Mayor of Cologne
‘We learnt that climate change is very, very expensive’. This was the candid reflection of the Deputy Mayor of Cologne, Germany, Mr Andreas Wolters as he recalled the havoc of severe flooding in his city 16 months ago.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction United Cities and Local Governments Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
WIN DRR generic poster
The winners were selected from the 420 nominations that were received from 24 countries across the Asia-Pacific region. The awards, which come with a cash prize, celebrate women's achievements in reducing disaster risk.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Women's International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction