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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

By Vibrant Communities Canada

Vibrant Communities Canada supports cities and local leaders to develop and implement large-scale change initiatives through three learning networks: Cities Reducing Poverty, Cities Deepening Community and Communities Building Youth Futures. Our belief is that when we are effective in strengthening community capacity to engage citizens, lead collaboratively, deepen community and reduce poverty, our work contributes to the building of peace and more equitable society.

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