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ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities – Discussion 1: City Level Climate Change Plans and Policies
Based on interviews with experts from Quito and Mexico City regarding their experiences with city level climate change planning, practitioners from Africa, Latin America and Asia discussed local realities, and...
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ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities – Discussion 2: Climate Vulnerability and Risk Assessments at the City Level
Two Brazilian experts involved in climate vulnerability and risk mapping showed participants how such exercises have been carried out in large cities in the country, and why they are so...
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ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities – Discussion 3: Integrating Climate Considerations into Urban Land-Use Planning
Interviews with experts from Montevideo, Uruguay and Cartagena, Colombia provided details of how climate change considerations have been successful integrated into urban land-use planning. Practitioners from Africa, Asia and Latin...
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ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities – Discussion 4: Urban Disaster Risk Reduction
This online discussion brought together a range of African, Asian and Latin American experts to debate urban climate disaster risk reduction (DRR) strategies, and analyse the importance of political and...
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ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities – Discussion 5: Early Warning Systems
Based on case studies of Brazilian, Colombian and Bolivian experiences with early warning systems (EWS) for sudden-onset extreme weather events in urban areas, experts from Africa, Latin America and Asia...
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ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities – Discussion 6: Community Involvement and Capacity Building for DRR
Based upon successful example of community participation in urban DRR in Latin America, experts from Africa and Asia discussed existing practices in their cities and how community involvement might be...
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ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities – Discussion 7: Improving Infrastructure for Climate Resilience in Cities
Experts from Africa, Asia and Latin America discussed infrastructural weakness in cities that are exacerbated by climate change, considered the causes for such weaknesses and possible means of overcoming these....
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ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities – Discussion 8: Climate Resilient Buildings and Urban Upgrading
This discussion encouraged participants to share examples of laws, programmes and projects that have improved the resilience of commercial and residential buildings to climate change. In particular, participants discussed the...
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ELLA Learning Alliance on Climate Resilient Cities – Discussion 9: Low Carbon Development Strategies
Based on successful Latin American practices in low-carbon transport, energy efficiency and waste management, experts from Africa, Asia and Latin America discussed the current state low carbon development strategies in...
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