Dubai named world’s most resilient city by United Nations

Dubai named world’s most resilient city by United Nations

Posted on 24 September 2021

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed congratulates Dubai department heads after emirate wins international accolade

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed has praised Dubai’s enterprising vision for the future after it was named the world’s most resilient city by the United Nations.

Dubai was ranked first globally for its resilience and recognised as a role model for sustainability by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction.

The Crown Prince of Dubai met heads of government departments whose efforts had helped secure the international accolade.

Sheikh Hamdan said the vision of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, was instrumental in its progress in sustainable development.

Earlier this year, the Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan was launched with the aim of transforming the emirate and creating a truly interconnected, people-led city that balances community with tourism and modernity with heritage and nature.

The UN award acknowledged Dubai’s adoption of best practices and innovative approaches in disaster risk reduction.


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