Planning and Building Safer Cities: A Comprehensive Approach
As most Asian countries now prioritize good governance and decentralization, local governments are expected to handle a range of issues from risk assessment, development of building standards, enforcement of building codes, retrofitting of weak existing structures, regulation and taxation of land and property markets, to infrastructure financing, construction and management.
Strategy: To develop a comprehensive decision-making support system for planning and building safer cities through:
Target: Strategy Asia 2020 will develop a comprehensive program to plan and build safer environments in 100 identified cities in Asia.
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