PLN – 27
Urban Resilience and Sustainability

Organizing partners

Oficina de las Naciones Unidas para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres
Ciudades y Gobiernos Locales Unidos (CGLU)

Hosting city

San Jose, Costa Rica

Good practices

  • Assessment campaigns: Ten Essentials for Making Cities Resilient, Disaster Resilience Scorecard for Cities
  • Practices and local knowledge:
    • Dominican Republic: Local Risk Management Plans
    • Panama: Local strategies for sustainable development and resilient municipalities
    • Honduras: Integrated municipal waste management
    • Costa Rica: Flood risk reduction for an urba micro-basin
    • Belize: Flood risk reduction in Twin Towns
    • Puerto Rico: Building Back Better after hurricane Maria in the municipality of Arecibo.
  • City Resilience Profiling Tool “Light” (CRPT)