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    • Partnerships for the 2030 Agenda 

      Pelling, Mark; McCloskey, John (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2019-11)
      The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. It brings together ...
    • Mainstreaming Gender and Complexity: An Introduction for Research Design 

      Bennett, Nibedita Ray (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2019-11)
      Gendered approaches to risk management are relevant to male, female and non-binary identities, from all areas, including marginalised communities and are a central concern in meeting the Hub’s goal of making urban development ...
    • Tomorrow’s Cities and Covid-19: A discussion 

      Pelling, Mark (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2020-05)
      Covid-19 has changed the context for working and will likely change the local and policy landscape for the Tomorrow's Cities Hub - it has and will have a major relevance for our collective work and its legacy. In this ...
    • Considering volatile livelihoods is critical in the war against the Covid-19 disaster 

      Wachira, Jackson (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2020-05)
      We are living in unprecedented times due to the Covid-19 pandemic, an unparalleled disaster in many respects. At the time of writing this article (April 27, 2020), almost three million people have been infected and more ...
    • Emergence of COVID-19 in Ecuador 

      Menoscal, Jonathan; Córdova, Marco (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2020-05)
      In Ecuador different actions have been seen in relation to the health emergency caused by Covid-19. This article analyses the impact of the pandemic and proposes what lessons can be learned and how they can be implemented ...
    • Strengthening community-based disaster managementinstitutions to tackle COVID–19 and local disasters 

      Poudel, Dilli Prasad; Upadhyaya, Rachana; Timsina, Netra Prasad (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2020-05)
      The effects of the Coronavirus or COVID-19 have been very apparent as people, politics, and economics of the world have been brought down to a grinding halt. Almost all of the governments around the globe are grappling to ...
    • Leaving no one behind in Tomorrow’s Cities: strengthening gender, intersectionality and social inclusion in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond 

      Shahid, Shaila; Pelling, Mark (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2020-05)
      This comment identifies four mechanisms through which the COVID-19 crisis can be leveraged to enhance awareness and integration of marginalized groups and individuals into research and management of multi-hazard risk. The ...
    • Adapting research projects to the COVID-19 pandemic: experiences from the Nairobi Risk Hub 

      Chengo, Victoria; Atela, Joanes (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2020-05)
      The COVID-19 pandemic presents unique challenges to the research community beyond the devastating impacts to livelihoods and economies across the globe. Most researchers are currently struggling to develop adaptive measures ...
    • The COVID-19 pandemic and its challenges for Ecuador 

      Forino, Giuseppe (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2020-07)
      The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed worldwide the multi-dimensional vulnerability of contemporary societies under the neoliberal logic. In a previous and insightful commentary, our colleagues from FLACSO Ecuador highlighted ...
    • Disasters, Humanitarianism and Emergencies: A politics of uncertainty 

      Pelling, Mark; Müller-Mahn, Detlef; McCloskey, John McCloskey (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2020-07)
      The Politics of Uncertainty: Practical Challenges for Transformative Action is an Open Access book exploring the theme of uncertainty in the science-society nexus. This chapter, written by Tomorrow's Cities Co-Directors ...
    • Future Resilient Nairobi Workshop Report 

      Mwang’a, Keziah M. (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2020-08)
      This report presents the proceedings and reflections of the ‘Future Resilient Nairobi’ Workshop held virtually on the 7th of August 2020. The workshop, the first in a series of workshops under the Nairobi Risk Hub, provided ...
    • Defining and Evaluating Equitable Partnerships: A Rapid Review 

      Price, Roz; Snijder, Mieke; Apgar, Marina (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2021-03)
      Equitable partnerships are central to the GCRF portfolio overall, the interdisciplinary hubs, and specifically to the Tomorrow’s Cities Hub. Achieving the Hub’s aim of catalysing a transition from crisis management to ...
    • Scenario Earthquakes in Development Decision Making 

      McCloskey, John (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2021-02)
      The choice of scenario hazard events is a great challenge for many hazards and risk problems. In Tomorrow’s Cities, scenarios will be a critical part of our approach to exposing and understanding risk so it is an important ...
    • Samos-Sığacık Earthquake Highlights the Importance of Multi Hazards and Physics Based Ground Motion Modelling 

      Çaktı, Eser (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2021-02)
      The Mw 6.9 earthquake that took place offshore between the Greek island of Samos and Turkey’s İzmir province on 30 October 2020 didn’t come as a surprise (Figure 1 by F.S. Malcioğlu, BÜ, Animation 1 by Dr. M. Çağlar, BÜ). ...
    • Workshop Report: Multi-Hazard Risk Scenarios for Tomorrow’s Cities 

      Gill, Joel C.; Hussain, Ekbal; Malamud, Bruce D. (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2021-03)
      Each of the four focus cities within the Tomorrow's Cities Hub is affected by multiple, potentially interrelated, natural hazards. Known case studies also highlight contexts where events may occur simultaneously or ...
    • The Whole of Culture Approach: A Research Agenda to Support Transition From Risk Management to Risk Sensitive Development 

      Pelling, Mark; Borie, Maud (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2021-03)
      Managing disaster risk is about a good deal more than disaster risk management. Risk and loss arise from the accumulated legacy of decision-making and decision-making contexts that enmesh the environmental, technological ...
    • Gender Intersectionality and Disaster Risk Reduction - Context Analysis 

      Maobe, Asenath (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2021-03)
      Disasters do not discriminate; however, existing socio-economic conditions present segregated disaster impacts even for similar communities-demographically. Here, the most vulnerable groups within these communities suffer ...
    • Research Data Management Policy & Implementation Strategy 

      Baxter, Rob (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2021-03)
      This Research Data Management Plan is designed to enable a comprehensive and co-created approach to Research Data Management with UK/DAC partners and researchers which will align and enhance Tomorrow’s Cities (TC) mission ...
    • Tomorrow's Quito statement on UK Government cuts to Overseas Development Assistance 

      Tomorrow's Quito (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2021-04)
      In Quito, UKRI GCRF funding has allowed the Tomorrow’s Cities Hub to work in partnership with government, universities, civil society and communities since late 2019. This interdisciplinary team is actively working to ...
    • Tomorrow's Nairobi statement on UK Government cuts to Overseas Development Assistance 

      Atela, Joanes (Tomorrow's Cities project team, 2021-04)
      In Nairobi, Tomorrow’s Cities Hub is working in partnership with the government and communities to build disaster risk out of urban development. The research will be of direct benefit to 1 million informal settlement ...