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Making Cities Resilient

Focus: Transport and Geotechnics

This course presents the Initiative Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. MCR2030 concepts and strategic objectives and relationship with sustainable development goals. The roadmap of resilience. Presentation and introduction of Self-Assessment tools in developing the capacity of local governments to understand and deal with disaster risks. Preliminary Resilience Self-Assessment Tool, Public Health System Resilience Analysis – Addendum, QRE Tool – Quick Risk Estimative Tool – to identify and understand risks, urban resilience planning – guidelines for the preparation of the Municipal Plan of Resilience.

Professors: Jordan Henrique de Souza and Gislaine dos Santos (UFJF)

Language: English

Mode of instruction: online

Courseload: 20 hours

Date&Time: July 18-29, 7pm-9pm

Target audience: undergraduate and graduate

Spots available: 95

Sustainable Development Goals (SDG): 

SDG 9 – Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

SDG 11 – Sustainable Cities and Communities

SDG 13 – Climate Action