Resccue

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

Blog

Blog

  • 08. 05. 2020

    COVID19 is revealing weaknesses in the systems that humanity has built. This is an opportunity to "fix" some wrongdoings. It is the chance to make sure we build back better and greener while recovering and reactivating after the massive global lockdown. We must come together to advocate, plan and build resilient cities, not tomorrow, but now

  • 19. 02. 2020

    Urban technical networks, which are essential for the functioning of cities, are still vulnerable to various climatic hazards. These vulnerabilities are increased by the links of dependencies and interdependencies between urban services and their infrastructures. - By Marie Bocquentin, Marc Vuillet and Jean-Marie Cariolet (EIVP – Paris)

  • 05. 02. 2020

    Lisbon hosted on January 23rd at Lisbon City Hall the Workshop Lisboa “Urban Resilience as a continuous process”, with 117 participants, representing 28 public and private entities, from central, regional and local administration, including strategic stakeholders from different sectors. - By Marco Rodrigo Martins Morais, Câmara Municipal de Lisboa

  • 16. 01. 2020

    One of the main evidence of climate change effects is the increase in the frequency of extreme precipitation events and sea-level rise. Portugal already has registered an increase of the total precipitation attributed to heavy and very heavy precipitation and, consequently, a tendency to have more intense daily rainfall events, leading to increasing problems of flooding and combined sewer overflows. - By Nuno Pimentel and Rita Lourinho Alves, Águas do Tejo Atlântico

  • 08. 01. 2020

    The story of resilience decisions can all too often have similar illogical hallmarks. Except that the consequences are perhaps a tad more profound. When city resilience started earning some more serious attention 5-10 years back, the expectations (at least that of the industries that install infrastructures) were that the money might start to flow freely as big infrastructure projects emerged. - By Graham Colclough, UrbanDNA