Picture taken by myself: @LeNajib
By joining this network, The city of Byblos will receive the below:
1- Membership in a new network. 100 Resilient Cities is creating the 100 Resilient Cities Network, which will provide support to member cities, share new knowledge and resilience best practices and foster new connections and partnerships.
2- Support to hire or fund a Chief Resilience Officer (CRO). The creation of this innovative new role will help ensure resilience building and coordination is the specific responsibility of one person in a city government. The CROs will also oversee the development of a resilience plan for the city and be part of a learning network of other CROs as representatives to the 100 Resilient Cities Network.
3- Support to create a resilience plan that reflects each city’s distinct needs.
4- An innovative platform to provide tools and resources for implementation of the plan focused on four areas: innovative finance, innovative technology, infrastructure and land use, and community and social resilience from partners such as Swiss Re, Palantir, the American Institute of Architects, Architecture for Humanity, and the World Bank.
If you want to read more about The Rockefeller Foundation, click [Here].
The Rockefeller Foundation today announces the first 33 cities selected to join the 100 Resilient Cities network. The cities were selected from nearly 400 applicants across six continents. In applying for the 100 Resilient Cities Challenge cities were required to submit their visions, needs and plans to build resilience in a way that connects government, the private sector and civil society, and specifically addresses the needs of their poor and vulnerable citizens. The announcement of the selected cities will be made during The Rockefeller Foundation’s third annual Innovation Forum titled, “Building Resilient Cities.”
The other cities selected:
Alameda, California, USA
Berkeley, California, USA
Mexico City, Mexico
Boulder, Colorado, USA
El Paso, Texas, USA
Durban, South Africa
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Los Angeles, California, USA
Da Nang, Vietnam
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
New York City, New York, USA
Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Oakland, California, USA
Christchurch, New Zealand
San Francisco, California, USA
isn’t is disturbing how somebody has more interest in preserving what we have than we do.