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Reaping the resilience dividend

In a world where disaster is the new normal, Judith Rodin, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, believes a template for crisis management that builds resilience is the way forward.

"Many of us are collaborating so much more actively with businesses and governments. So we're getting much more leverage for the money that's invested, and a lot more capacity to then really have systemic change."

IN the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy - the 2012 superstorm which closed the New York Stock Exchange for two days, left millions without electricity for up to a week and cost the state over US$32 billion in damages - it became painfully clear that the City of New York was not as prepared for