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An analysis of the connections among population dynamics, urbanization processes and disaster risk reduction. Amongst the main findings are that public policies should increase governance and guide urban sustainable development in order to anticipate future levels of exposure, by enhancing land-use plans, climate change adaptation strategies and considering disaster risk management.
Site of the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association.
Article on a 'digital mapping project that allows the youth to create digital maps of their communities and then interact with that map by publicly tagging the issues they see. This cutting-edge mapping platform enables real-time data collection through web and mobile applications.'
A game encoraging awareness and adoption of urban agriculture. Has an interesting team (city) based approach.
Global site to share knowledge on urban humanitarian crises.
Artcile suggesting urban renewal in Aba, Nigeria, making part of the case on the protection of roads from flooding.
Blog essay outlining innovative and visionary community recovery planning in response to the April 20, 2004 tornado in North Utica, Illinois. Includes interesting details about effort to bring together diverse funding sources to support the recovery plan.
Center sutdying the impact of the increasing deployment of sensors and hand-held electronics on the design and operation of cities.