Making Cities Climate Change ResilientJuly 27, 2015
ADB's Green Cities Initiative is helping cities in Asia and the Pacific better prepare for extreme and uncertain weather brought about by climate change.
VO: Imagine a day when you wake up and floodwaters are surging around you. Houses next door have been swept away by an angry sea. People struggle against the raging storm, but some lose their lives. For some people in Asia and the Pacific, that day has been a tragic reality.
Many cities in the region face the threat of natural disasters brought about by climate change, and experts say few city managers understand how to make their cities resilient against such threats.