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CASE STUDY | Building a Neighbourhood-Based Urban Climate Adaptation Infrastructure

Case Studies, Emergency Preparedness, Cities Deepening Community

Canadian communities across the country are facing the devastating consequences of increasingly severe weather such as extreme heat, drought, fire, floods, hurricanes and storms. Having supplies for the first 72 hours is important, however, the best way to prepare for these inevitable events is by getting to know your neighbours. Learn how the Lighthouse Project strengthened social connectivity within their neighbourhoods through three models of building climate resilience led by:  the municipality, community organizations, and residents.

Vibrant Communities Canada

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Vibrant Communities supports cities and local leaders to develop and implement large-scale change initiatives through two learning networks, Cities Reducing Poverty and Cities Deepening Community. A Vibrant Community can be created once the human, social and economic cost of poverty are significantly reduced. Together, these cities/regions aspire to reduce poverty in 100 cities.

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