This project has recived funding from European Comission by means of Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, under Grant Agreement no. 700174


Today, 54% of the world’s population lives in cities, a proportion that is expected to increase to 66% by 2050. These cities are constantly facing different impacts of climate change.

The first RESCCUE workshop opened to the Portuguese general public  was held on 5th May in Lisbon. 

“Cities need to work together to enhance Europe’s resilience as a whole”, states the invitation to the European workshop on resilience in cities and communities, held on 4th of April in Berlin, Germany. 

Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre organized on 16-17 March in Brussels a workshop aimed to bring together representatives of FP7 and H2020 research projects, the European Commission and stakeholders from European associations and Member States.

The exhibition “Where will we go? The human consequences of rising sea levels” by Dutch photographer Kadir van Lohuizen was inaugurated on the 17th February in the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site, Barcelona.

Summary of the presentation event “Building a more resilient Barcelona to climate change”
The RESCCUE project organized a conference called “Building a more resilient Barcelona to climate change”, held on the 14th of November 2016 in Can Serra, Cornellà de Llobregat (Barcelona, Spain). During different points of view on urban resilience were shared and the future challenges of Barcelona were identified.