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

The guide shares key findings from a partnership between the IFRC and the Iranian Red Crescent which ran from 2013-2016. The partnership aimed to support National Society activities in disaster risk reduction and disaster management, helping them respond to urban risks and build urban resilience in their communities.

It includes:

  • A background to urban resilience, including recent developments in the sector
  • Definitions of urban areas and urban communities
  • Guidance on capacity-strengthening and raising awareness
  • Key programme considerations