Events

CityRAP Training of Trainers – Bukina Faso

By |January 24th, 2017|

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Resilient Cities 2016 in Bonn, Germany

By |August 15th, 2016|

DiMSUR’s urban resilience tool, the CityRAP, was presented during Resilient Cities 2016 forum at the German city of Bonn in July. Member of DiMSUR team and UN Habitat international consultant, Katharina Rochell, introduced the CityRAP Tool to a group of majors, authorities and urban experts during a panel discussion.

The City Resilience Action Planning (CityRAP) Tool, […]

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Training of Trainers in Moroni, Union of Comoros

By |July 14th, 2016|

The DiMSUR team delivers a Training of Trainers in Moroni, Comoros to enable a total of 35 participants to conduct the City Resilience Action Planning Tool (CityRAP) in municipalities. At the end of the three-day training, trainees are able to implement the CityRAP tool whose goal is to develop the capacity of local governments in […]

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Africities 2015

By |July 14th, 2016|

DiMSUR jointly with UN-Habitat organized a session on Building urban resilience for small and intermediate-sized cities in sub-Saharan Africa during the Africities Summit 2015 in Johannesburg . This session focused on the CityRAP Tool. After the initial presentation made by DiMSUR and UN-Habitat for introducing the subject of urban resilience in small and intermediate cities, the […]

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Executive Board Meeting in Maputo, Mozambique

By |July 14th, 2016|

DiMSUR held its third Executive Board meeting in Maputo at which DiMSUR’s flagship product, the City Resilience Action Planning Tool (CityRAP) has been presented. The Secretariat also detailed the strategy for communication, partnerships and resources, including the recent launch of the Centre’s website. Then, the Executive Director outlined the DiMSUR 10 Year Strategic Plan which […]

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CityRAP Pilot Exercise in Zomba, Malawi

By |July 14th, 2016|

 

Zomba city is the fourth largest urban centre in Malawi after Blantyre, Lilongwe and Mzuzu. The city has a population of 138, 583 inhabitants with an annual growth rate of 3.0%. Located at the foot of Zomba plateau, the fourth highest plateau in Malawi, the city is situated in a mountainous and hilly area. Almost […]

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CityRAP Pilot Exercise in Chokwé, Mozambique

By |July 14th, 2016|

Situated in the most environmentally risk-prone region in Mozambique: the Limpopo River Basin, Chokwé is highly exposed to natural hazards especially floods. Due to its high level of exposure and sensitivity to natural hazards and low level of capacity, the city of Chokwé (around 65 000 inhabitants) was identified as a potential candidate for the […]

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