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Book Presentation: Facing Risk: New Urban Resilience Practices in Latin America

September 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Side Event at Building a Resilient Future Conference

Facing Risk presents effective urban resilience practices put in place to address the risks of natural and anthropic disasters in six Latin American cities: Manizales, Colombia; La Paz, Bolivia; Cuenca, Ecuador; Santa Fe and Pilar, Argentina; and Cubatão, Brazil. This book provides answers to some of the dilemmas faced by local governments and communities as they seek to strengthen their resilience to disasters.

Timon McPhearson, Director Urban Systems Lab
Michael Cohen, Milano PhD director
Margarita Gutman, SGPIA & SUS faculty
Bart Orr, PhD student
Maria Carrizosa, PhD student
David López, PhD student
Lena Simet, PhD student


Sunday, September 22nd, 2019
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
University Center | The New School
63 Fifth Avenue, room U 205,
New York, NY
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The event will be in English
Admission is free, but seating is limited.
Reservations are required please RSVP here.


University Center | The New School
63 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 11217 United States
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