The city and natural resources
Pandemic disaster can be a driving force for new perspective
The fragility of cities came into crisis with the event of the recent Covid19 pandemic. This paper contains some reflections, born during the preparation of the next National Table for River Contracts. The city needs the territory and the pandemic can be a driving force for new perspectives, in which the urban condition can be revisited with a view to improving its quality. Recent Climate Adaptation Plans, which some cities are drawing up, has to be reinforced by considerations involving natural elements. Cities crossed by rivers are fully included in the objectives of the Policy 2 "A greener Europe" of the Cohesion Policy will be financed by the Cohesion Fund, the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the European Social Fund + (ESF +) in the period 2021-2027.
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