Resilience Building in a Violent Urban Context

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28 Jul Resilience Building in a Violent Urban Context

Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) is an approach to resilience building most commonly applied in rural areas. DRR and resilience building in urban contexts has been practiced and examined far less. Yet, as the world’s urban poor populations rapidly expand and the risks they face grow in complexity, it is increasingly important to understand. This case study from Christian Aid’s PPA work in Honduras examines the impact of gang violence on development approaches in the country’s urban bordos.