Disasters and their associated risks have continued to evolve in complexity, forms, frequencies, and severity.
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In Kathmandu, UKRI GCRF funding is enabling the Tomorrow’s Cities Hub to work in partnership with government, research institutes, civil society and communities.
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 dwellers in Mukuru and Kibera.
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.
The Sendai Framework for DRR 2015–2030 identifies an urgent need for a global effort by researchers, practitioners, and governments to integrate science with action to support risk-sensitive decision making .
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 and impact.
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 most.
Managing disaster risk is about a good deal more than disaster risk management.
Each of the four focus cities within the Tomorrow's Cities Hub is affected by multiple, potentially interrelated, natural hazards.
Equitable partnerships are central to the GCRF portfolio overall, the interdisciplinary hubs, and specifically to the Tomorrow’s Cities Hub.