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World + 3 more

The Manchester Briefing (Issue 44)

This month’s Manchester Briefing offers an early definition of ‘whole-of-society resilience’ which aims to support the development of a shared understanding of this new term. We explore the meaning...

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Sierra Leone

Freetown: City Scoping Study (June 2021)

The trajectory of Freetown’s urban development is at the centre of current political contestations in Sierra Leone. Freetown, a city of over 1 million inhabitants and whose population is expected to...

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Sudan + 3 more

Khartoum: City Scoping Study (June 2021)

Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, is situated at the confluence of the Blue and the White Nile. Settlement at this location dates back millennia, but urbanisation accelerated with military fortification by...

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Tanzania

Dar es Salaam: City Scoping Study (June 2021)

Lying on the East African coastline with a large natural harbour, Dar es Salaam, the ‘Haven of Peace’, was given its name in 1866 by Majid bin Sayyid, Sultan of Zanzibar. Under German rule, the...

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Nigeria

Maiduguri: City Scoping Study (June 2021)

Maiduguri is the largest city in north east Nigeria and the capital of Borno State, which suffers from endemic poverty, and capacity and legitimacy gaps in terms of its governance. The state has been...

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Somalia

Mogadishu: City Scoping Study (June 2021)

Mogadishu is a fragile city, dealing with the legacy of decades of civil war within a political context characterised by unstable elite bargains and an incomplete constitutional transition. These...

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The Manchester Briefing (Issue 43)

We're launching the National Consortium for Societal Resilience [UK+] (NCSR+) on October 13th 2021 at 2.00-3.30pm BST. Register for the free launch webinar:...

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The Manchester Briefing (Issue 42)

This week's Manchester Briefing (Issue 42) details our Recovery and Renewal Framework, we explore updates to the framework, its development since April 2020, and how the framework might be applied in...

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The Manchester Briefing (Issue 41)

This week’s Manchester Briefing (Issue 41) examines Financial Technology (FinTech) and Digital Government as policy delivery tools during COVID-19 and how these tools may be used in recovery and...

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The Manchester Briefing (Issue 40)

This week’s Manchester Briefing (Issue 40) launches our searchable database of international lessons on Recovery and Renewal. The new database offers a searchable function for all of the 575...

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The Manchester Briefing (Issue 39)

This week’s Manchester Briefing (Issue 39) details our new international standard ‘ISO/TS 22393 Guidelines for planning Recovery and Renewal’. ISO/TS 22393 provides a framework for how to assess the...

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The Manchester Briefing (Issue 37)

International lessons for local and national government recovery and renewal What is ‘The Manchester Briefing on COVID-19’? The Manchester Briefing on COVID-19 is aimed at those who plan and...

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The Manchester Briefing (Issue 36)

This week’s Manchester Briefing summarises a further eight COVID-19 research topics that our team are working on, within three areas: Communities; Systems; Recovery, Renewal, Resilience Frameworks...

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The Manchester Briefing (Issue 35)

In this week’s Manchester Briefing we detail some COVID-19 topics our team is working on across three research areas: Communities; Systems; Recovery, Renewal, Resilience Frameworks. The briefing...

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The Manchester Briefing (Issue 34)

This week's Manchester Briefing is co-written by Greater Manchester Police and explores public leadership to create public value recovery and renewal – including the role of local community policing,...

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The Manchester Briefing (Issue 33)

Co-production of recovery plans with the public is the focus of this week’s Manchester Briefing (Issue 33). We identify three core barriers to co-production (Pace, Distance [physical and social], and...

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The Manchester Briefing (Issue 32)

This week the Manchester Briefing (Issue 32) www.ambs.ac.uk/covidrecovery presents a high-level report of the ‘light touch’ Impact Assessment conducted by Essex Resilience Forum and Recovery...

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The Manchester Briefing (Issue 30)

The Manchester Briefing on COVID-19: International lessons for local and national government recovery and renewal This research is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), as part...

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