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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.Muck Boots MUCKSTER II ANKLE Mens Waterproof Ankle Wellington Rain Boots Black

CHRONIC STRESSES

weaken the fabric of a city on a day-to-day or cyclical basisSkechers Performance Women's Go Walk 4 Satisfy Walking 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 qualitieAdidas EQUIPMENT ULTRA BOOST trainers size UK 12 EUR 47 & 1 3 bnwt 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

well-conceived, Adidas MENS ORIGINALS - YUNG-96 SHOES - RETRO STYLE GYM SNEAKERS - GREYconstructed, and managed systems

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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