May 27, 2017

Karua Forest in Nairobi, is an urban upland forest. One of the largest gazetted forests in the world fully within city limits. It covers an area of about 1,000 ha.

Open green spaces, like Karua Forest, make a valuable contribution to helping to reduce concentrations o...

May 22, 2017

As Germany's longest river, the Rhine, holds a risk for flooding in many cities built alongside of it. The city of Bonn found its way of coping with this hazard: especially with the so called "Jahrhunderthochwasser", a flood supposed to occur every 100 years. The river...

May 8, 2017

More than 80 percent of Dar es Salaam's settlements are unplanned. Floods are a common problem in many of these settlements due to the lack of adequate drainage systems and houses being built in floodprone areas. A community mapping project called #RamaniHuria funded b...

May 3, 2017

This pic taken in Amsterdam shows how using a buffer such as a dike can help protect against floods and storm surges.

#cityexplorations #amsterdam #netherlands #europe#resilience #dikes #beach

May 2, 2017

Re-Blocking is an approach that essentially changes the spatial layout of structures. Results in Cape Town showed a decrease in the effects of hazards such a floods and fires as well social vulnerabilties.

Sourced from City of Cape Town 2015. Researched by Faeeza Sams...

May 1, 2017

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