Building urban resilience: A guide for Red Cross and Red Crescent engagement and contribution

Cities and urban areas provide important opportunities for the development of communities and nations. But risks caused by rapid and often improper urbanization, compounded by natural hazards, create some of the major challenges in the 21st Century.

This guide offers advice on how Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and our partners can best build urban resilience in light of increasing and changing urban risks.