A number of Asian cities have been involved in climate change adaptation and resilience-building initiatives, focusing on the capacity of local governments to assess vulnerabilities and implement effective mitigation strategies. In 2012, ICLEI extended the ACCCRN process to 46 cities, to improve their capacity to plan, finance and take action to promote urban resilience, using city resilience strategies (CRS). Based on a sample of 15 city resilience strategies from India, Bangladesh, Indonesia and the Philippines, this briefing presents the key lessons.


A selection of resources and publications.