Resilience is the ability of a city to bounce back from an unforeseen catastrophe. Resilient cities are able to snap back to their previous state after a disaster and even develop the capacity to withstand future shocks. Knowing what to do prior to, during and after a disaster is critical to the recovery and resilience of a city. While significant attention has been paid to disaster recovery in recent years, the prolific research that has been published on the subject has been in disparate journals and books, each appealing ...

City Resilience 2015, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415741842