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Defining urban resilience

Resilience is about surviving and thriving, regardless of the challenge.

Urban resilience is the capacity of individuals, communities, institutions, businesses, and systems within a city to survive, adapt, and grow no matter what kinds of chronic stresses and acute shocks they experience.Steel Toe Safety shoes, LM-123 Mens Breathable and Light Weight...

CHRONIC STRESSES

weaken the fabric of a city on a day-to-day or cyclical basisReebok Women's Print Her 2.0 Thrd Running shoes

Examples include: high unemployment, inefficient public transportation systems, endemic violence, and chronic food and water shortages.

ACUTE SHOCKS

are sudden, sharp events that threaten a city

Examples include: earthquakes, floods, disease outbreaks, and terrorist attacks.

Resilient cities demonstrate seven qualitieMens Faux Leather Lace Up Carved WingTip Brogue Pointy Toe British High Top shoes that allow them to withstand, respond to, and adapt more readily to shocks and stresses.

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Reflective

using past experience to inform future decisions

Resourceful

recognizing alternative ways to use resources

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Robust

Redundant

spare capacity purposively created to accommodate disruption

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Flexible

willingness and ability to adopt alternative strategies in response to changing circumstances

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Inclusive

prioritize broad consultation to create a sense of shared ownership in decision making

Integrated

bring together a range of distinct systems and institutions

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