People who live in the St James Town apartment towers in Toronto’s inner city don’t have air conditioning. But if the power goes out, they’ll suffer more than most.
Emergency preparedness and flooding in West Bend.
In January 2017, Professor Elizabeth Hobart (Zab) challenged her York University students to design campaign visuals for Community Resilience to Extreme Weather (CREW).
A group gathered to demonstrate through role playing the importance of neighbourhood level response to natural disasters.
While Toronto battled extreme weather warnings and freezing rain, participants gathered on an unusually mild morning in Hamilton for a Resilient Hamilton workshop.
Resiliency is the ability of a community to cope with extreme stressors, make the very best of them, and bounce back afterwards. It sounds straightforward but measuring it is not so simple.