Knowledge Hub

The Knowledge Hub provides news and analysis on how leaders in the built environment are making our cities resilient through design, technology, policy and finance. World Cities Network aims to deliver knowledge relevant to the real estate community which causes debate and learning.

UK businesses urged to tackle disaster risk reduction in new UN / PwC led initiative

UK businesses urged to tackle disaster risk reduction in new UN / PwC led initiative

A new report by the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) and PwC warns large multinationals’ dependencies on international supply chains, infrastructure and markets poses a systemic risk to ‘business as usual’.

Categories: Governance, Risk, Funding, Emergency services, Regulation

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The calm after the storm

The calm after the storm

Deputy Mayors Holloway and Gibbs release Hurricane Sandy after-action report following extensive review of preparedness and recovery operations.

Categories: Risk, Emergency services, Governance, New York

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How resilient is New York when confronted with a natural disaster?

How resilient is New York when confronted with a natural disaster?

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, could the city have made more long-term investments to make New York’s infrastructure more resilient?

Categories: Environment, People, Governance, Emergency services, New York

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