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Rockefeller Foundation Names First Group of Resilient Cities

04 December, 2013

-By Holly O'Dell


The Rockefeller Foundation has announced the first 33 cities selected as part of its 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge. A panel of seven judges, including former U.S. President Bill Clinton, chose applicants that have clearly demonstrated their commitment to planning for, managing, recovering from, and decreasing vulnerabilities. Nearly 400 cities of 50,000 residents or more applied for the program,

The foundation will provide technical support and resources to the 100 cities so they can develop and implement plans for urban resilience over the next three years. In addition, a chief resilience officer will be appointed in each city to coordinate and oversee the resilience activities.

The initial 33 cities are:

Africa
Dakar, Senegal
Durban, South Africa

Central and South America
Medellín, Colombia
Mexico City
Porto-Alegre, Brazil
Quito, Ecuador
Rio de Janeiro

Europe
Bristol, UK
Glasgow
Rome
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Vejle, Denmark

Middle East
Ashkelon, Israel
Byblos, Lebanon
Ramallah, Palestine

North America
Alameda, California
Berkeley, California
Boulder, Colorado
El Paso, Texas
Jacksonville, Florida
Los Angeles
New Orleans
New York City
Norfolk, Virginia
Oakland, California
San Francisco

Oceania
Christchurch, New Zealand
Melbourne, Australia

South Asia
Surat, India

Southeast Asia
Bangkok, Thailand
Da Nang, Vietnam
Mandalay, Myanmar
Semarang, Indonesia



Rockefeller Foundation Names First Group of Resilient Cities

04 December, 2013


The Rockefeller Foundation has announced the first 33 cities selected as part of its 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge. A panel of seven judges, including former U.S. President Bill Clinton, chose applicants that have clearly demonstrated their commitment to planning for, managing, recovering from, and decreasing vulnerabilities. Nearly 400 cities of 50,000 residents or more applied for the program,

The foundation will provide technical support and resources to the 100 cities so they can develop and implement plans for urban resilience over the next three years. In addition, a chief resilience officer will be appointed in each city to coordinate and oversee the resilience activities.

The initial 33 cities are:

Africa
Dakar, Senegal
Durban, South Africa

Central and South America
Medellín, Colombia
Mexico City
Porto-Alegre, Brazil
Quito, Ecuador
Rio de Janeiro

Europe
Bristol, UK
Glasgow
Rome
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Vejle, Denmark

Middle East
Ashkelon, Israel
Byblos, Lebanon
Ramallah, Palestine

North America
Alameda, California
Berkeley, California
Boulder, Colorado
El Paso, Texas
Jacksonville, Florida
Los Angeles
New Orleans
New York City
Norfolk, Virginia
Oakland, California
San Francisco

Oceania
Christchurch, New Zealand
Melbourne, Australia

South Asia
Surat, India

Southeast Asia
Bangkok, Thailand
Da Nang, Vietnam
Mandalay, Myanmar
Semarang, Indonesia
 


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