Surat City Resilience Strategy

Report / Paper

Surat City Resilience Strategy

ORGANISER: TARU Leading Edge

PUBLISHED DATE

April 2011

This document is prepared with the aim of providing a framework for the development of a Climate resilience strategy for the city of Surat. It has been developed through continued interactions with city stakeholders, sector studies conducted to understand different dimensions of current situation and information from secondary literature. Moreover, to gain a more analytical understanding, detailed Vulnerability Assessment studies and a series of Risk to Resilience Workshops were conducted. This document is aimed at city managers, while also providing information that can be understood by people at large. Lastly, this document is based on the current situation. We would like to highlight the need of the same being updated at regular intervals to reflect emerging trends over time. The resilience strategies with therefore evolve over time with better understanding of climate change phenomena as well as emerging city level issues.