The application of resilience planning concepts as a tool for assessment and evaluating Egyptian urban communities to achieve resilience after disasters

Said H. Al-Sayed, Doctor at Thebes Academy- High Engineering institute, Yusef El-Sayed, Sahar S. Gadou, Doctor at Thebes Academy- High Engineering institute, Doctor at Thebes Academy- High Engineering institute
2020 Proceedings of the 56th ISOCARP World Planning Congress   unpublished
After the revolutions of the so-called Arab Spring which begin in Egypt at January 25, 2011, many disasters occurred in many Egyptian cities, and also significant changes in cities led to the emergence of severe shocks suffered by the community, including other subversive threats as Corona pandemic, long-term social pressures like unemployment and poor access Barriers to education, crime or homelessness, as well as deliberate sabotage of urban structures and infrastructure, directly or
more » ... y, have led to the deterioration of cities and the change of human behavior for the worse. The research aims to identify the concepts and methodology of resilience planning, and apply them to Egyptian cities to increase its ability to recover and adapt positively to un expected changing circumstances or challenges, including Revolutions, Corona pandemic, disasters and climate change, to maintain quality of life and healthy growth, and to achieve permanent systems that can preserving resources for present and future generations. It will also aim to create a tool as (Cities resilience assessment form) for assessment and evaluating the Egyptian Cities for its resilience. That will help to make a community resilience plan includes policies, programs and other actions that can be taken in many sectors to improve a society's ability to cope with risks or change circumstances. Resilience planning can thus reduce future disaster response and recovery costs and improve recovery time after natural or human hazards events. The research will include the definition of resilience planning concepts, implications and objectives that aim to update flexible land-use codes, zoning, development criteria, incentive programs, and other plans or policies to better prepare for potential shocks and pressures, and also help to develop standards that allow action against unexpected events
doi:10.47472/lowo4087 fatcat:hmeibeb2jndxbag6e2tdvej7vi