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Rockefeller and Arup release city resilience index

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Engineering firm, Arup, and the Rockefeller Foundation have launched a new userfriendly index to help cities input data to assess their resilience and identify their vulnerabilities. The City Resilience Index (CRI) is made up of 52 indicators. Through a secure online interface, cities can enter data related to the indicators, which can assess diversity, awareness and self-regulation. “CRI is designed in a way that cities everywhere will benefit from using it as a planning and decision-making tool, that can help them realise a resilience dividend from investments in their growth and the well-being of their citizens,” said Judith Rodin, President of The Rockefeller Foundation. While there are many tools and indexes available to cities, the CRI is the only one that provides comprehensive insight into a city’s resilience.

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