|Thematic Area:||Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Response, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Climate Change|
|Author Name:||Asia-Pacific Issue-Based Coalition (IBC) for Building Resilience|
This policy brief aims to enhance understanding of the key features of planning, developing, operating, and maintaining resilient and inclusive infrastructure. This brief highlights the gaps in current approaches to infrastructure development and suggests potential pathways to bridging these gaps.
This policy brief makes the following recommendations:
A proactive, human-centred approach is important when planning and developing resilient infrastructure. Keeping this in view, this policy brief offers three key takeaways:
The development of this policy paper was led by ESCAP and was jointly written in collaboration with UNDP, UNDRR, UNEP and UNOPS, with additional contributions from UN Habitat, UN Women, UNFPA, OHCHR, ILO and FAO, as part of the Asia-Pacific Issue-Based Coalition (IBC) for Building Resilience. The IBC for Building Resilience is led by the Regional Directors from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR).