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AS ISO 37123:2020

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Sustainable cities and communities — Indicators for resilient cities

The objective of this Standard is to define and establish definitions and methodologies for a set of indicators on resilience in cities.
Published: 20/03/2020
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Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
Header
About this publication
Preface
Foreword
Introduction
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 City indicators
5 Economy
5.1 Historical disaster losses as a percentage of city product
5.1.1 General
5.1.2 Indicator requirements
5.1.3 Data sources
5.2 Average annual disaster loss as a percentage of city product
5.2.1 General
5.2.2 Indicator requirements
5.2.3 Data sources
5.2.4 Data interpretation
5.3 Percentage of properties with insurance coverage for high-risk hazards
5.3.1 General
5.3.2 Indicator requirements
5.3.3 Data sources
5.3.4 Data interpretation
5.4 Percentage of total insured value to total value at risk within the city
5.4.1 General
5.4.2 Indicator requirements
5.4.3 Data sources
5.4.4 Data interpretation
5.5 Employment concentration
5.5.1 General
5.5.2 Indicator requirements
5.5.3 Data sources
5.5.4 Data interpretation
5.6 Percentage of the workforce in informal employment
5.6.1 General
5.6.2 Indicator requirements
5.6.3 Data sources
5.6.4 Data interpretation
5.7 Average household disposable income
5.7.1 General
5.7.2 Indicator requirements
5.7.3 Data sources
6 Education
6.1 Percentage of schools that teach emergency preparedness and disaster risk reduction
6.1.1 General
6.1.2 Indicator requirements
6.1.3 Data sources
6.2 Percentage of population trained in emergency preparedness and disaster risk reduction
6.2.1 General
6.2.2 Indicator requirements
6.2.3 Data sources
6.3 Percentage of emergency preparedness publications provided in alternative languages
6.3.1 General
6.3.2 Indicator requirements
6.3.3 Data sources
6.4 Educational disruption
6.4.1 General
6.4.2 Indicator requirements
6.4.3 Data sources
7 Energy
7.1 Number of different electricity sources providing at least 5 % of total energy supply capacity
7.1.1 General
7.1.2 Indicator requirements
7.1.3 Data sources
7.1.4 Data interpretation
7.2 Electricity supply capacity as a percentage of peak electricity demand
7.2.1 General
7.2.2 Indicator requirements
7.2.3 Data sources
7.3 Percentage of critical facilities served by off-grid energy services
7.3.1 General
7.3.2 Indicator requirements
7.3.3 Data sources
8 Environment and climate change
8.1 Magnitude of urban heat island effects (atmospheric)
8.1.1 General
8.1.2 Indicator requirements
8.1.3 Data sources
8.1.4 Data interpretation
8.2 Percentage of natural areas within the city that have undergone ecological evaluation for their protective services
8.2.1 General
8.2.2 Indicator requirements
8.2.3 Data sources
8.3 Territory undergoing ecosystem restoration as a percentage of total city area
8.3.1 General
8.3.2 Indicator requirements
8.3.3 Data sources
8.3.4 Data interpretation
8.4 Annual frequency of extreme rainfall events
8.4.1 General
8.4.2 Indicator requirements
8.4.3 Data sources
8.5 Annual frequency of extreme heat events
8.5.1 General
8.5.2 Indicator requirements
8.5.3 Data sources
8.6 Annual frequency of extreme cold events
8.6.1 General
8.6.2 Indicator requirements
8.6.3 Data sources
8.7 Annual frequency of flood events
8.7.1 General
8.7.2 Indicator requirements
8.7.3 Data sources
8.8 Percentage of city land area covered by tree canopy
8.8.1 General
8.8.2 Indicator requirements
8.8.3 Data sources
8.9 Percentage of city surface area covered with high-albedo materials contributing to the mitigation of urban heat islands
8.9.1 General
8.9.2 Indicator requirements
8.9.3 Data sources
9 Finance
9.1 Annual expenditure on upgrades and maintenance of city service assets as a percentage of total city budget
9.1.1 General
9.1.2 Indicator requirements
9.1.3 Data sources
9.2 Annual expenditure on upgrades and maintenance of storm water infrastructure as a percentage of total city budget
9.2.1 General
9.2.2 Indicator requirements
9.2.3 Data sources
9.3 Annual expenditure allocated to ecosystem restoration in the city’s territory as a percentage of total city budget
9.3.1 General
9.3.2 Indicator requirements
9.3.3 Data sources
9.3.4 Data interpretation
9.4 Annual expenditure on green and blue infrastructure as a percentage of total city budget
9.4.1 General
9.4.2 Indicator requirements
9.4.3 Data sources
9.4.4 Data interpretation
9.5 Annual expenditure on emergency management planning as a percentage of total city budget
9.5.1 General
9.5.2 Indicator requirements
9.5.3 Data sources
9.6 Annual expenditure on social and community services as a percentage of total city budget
9.6.1 General
9.6.2 Indicator requirements
9.6.3 Data sources
9.6.4 Data interpretation
9.7 Total allocation of disaster reserve funds as a percentage of total city budget
9.7.1 General
9.7.2 Indicator requirements
9.7.3 Data sources
9.7.4 Data interpretation
10 Governance
10.1 Frequency with which disaster-management plans are updated
10.1.1 General
10.1.2 Indicator requirements
10.1.3 Data sources
10.2 Percentage of essential city services covered by a documented continuity plan
10.2.1 General
10.2.2 Indicator requirements
10.2.3 Data sources
10.2.4 Data interpretation
10.3 Percentage of city electronic data with secure and remote back-up storage
10.3.1 General
10.3.2 Indicator requirements
10.3.3 Data sources
10.4 Percentage of public meetings dedicated to resilience in the city
10.4.1 General
10.4.2 Indicator requirements
10.4.3 Data sources
10.5 Number of intergovernmental agreements dedicated to planning for shocks as percentage of total intergovernmental agreements
10.5.1 General
10.5.2 Indicator requirements
10.5.3 Data sources
10.6 Percentage of essential service providers that have a documented business continuity plan
10.6.1 General
10.6.2 Indicator requirements
10.6.3 Data sources
10.6.4 Data interpretation
11 Health
11.1 Percentage of hospitals equipped with back-up electricity supply
11.1.1 General
11.1.2 Indicator requirements
11.1.3 Data sources
11.2 Percentage of population with basic health insurance
11.2.1 General
11.2.2 Indicator requirements
11.2.3 Data sources
11.3 Percentage of population that is fully immunized
11.3.1 General
11.3.2 Indicator requirements
11.3.3 Data sources
11.4 Number of infectious disease outbreaks per year
11.4.1 General
11.4.2 Indicator requirements
11.4.3 Data sources
11.4.4 Data interpretation
12 Housing
12.1 Capacity of designated emergency shelters per 100 000 population
12.1.1 General
12.1.2 Indicator requirements
12.1.3 Data sources
12.2 Percentage of buildings structurally vulnerable to high-risk hazards
12.2.1 General
12.2.2 Indicator requirements
12.2.3 Data sources
12.3 Percentage of residential buildings not in conformity with building codes and standards
12.3.1 General
12.3.2 Indicator requirements
12.3.3 Data sources
12.4 Percentage of damaged infrastructure that was “built back better” after a disaster
12.4.1 General
12.4.2 Indicator requirements
12.4.3 Data sources
12.4.4 Data interpretation
12.5 Annual number of residential properties flooded as a percentage of total residential properties in the city
12.5.1 General
12.5.2 Indicator requirements
12.5.3 Data sources
12.6 Percentage of residential properties located in high-risk zones
12.6.1 General
12.6.2 Indicator requirements
12.6.3 Data sources
13 Population and social conditions
13.1 Vulnerable population as a percentage of city population
13.1.1 General
13.1.2 Indicator requirements
13.1.3 Data sources
13.1.4 Data interpretation
13.2 Percentage of population enrolled in social assistance programmes
13.2.1 General
13.2.2 Indicator requirements
13.2.3 Data sources
13.3 Percentage of population at high risk from natural hazards
13.3.1 General
13.3.2 Indicator requirements
13.3.3 Data sources
13.4 Percentage of neighbourhoods with regular and open neighbourhood association meetings
13.4.1 General
13.4.2 Indicator requirements
13.4.3 Data sources
13.5 Annual percentage of the city population directly affected by natural hazards
13.5.1 General
13.5.2 Indicator requirements
13.5.3 Data sources
14 Recreation
15 Safety
15.1 Percentage of city population covered by multi-hazard early warning system
15.1.1 General
15.1.2 Indicator requirements
15.1.3 Data sources
15.2 Percentage of emergency responders who have received disaster response training
15.2.1 General
15.2.2 Indicator requirements
15.2.3 Data sources
15.3 Percentage of local hazard warnings issued by national agencies annually that are received in a timely fashion by the city
15.3.1 General
15.3.2 Indicator requirements
15.3.3 Data sources
15.4 Number of hospital beds in the city destroyed or damaged by natural hazards per 100 000 population
15.4.1 General
15.4.2 Indicator requirements
15.4.3 Data sources
16 Solid waste
16.1 Number of active and temporary waste management sites available for debris and rubble per square kilometre
16.1.1 General
16.1.2 Indicator requirements
16.1.3 Data sources
17 Sport and culture
18 Telecommunication
18.1 Percentage of emergency responders in the city equipped with specialized communication technologies able to operate reliably during a disaster event
18.1.1 General
18.1.2 Indicator requirements
18.1.3 Data sources
19 Transportation
19.1 Number of evacuation routes available per 100 000 population
19.1.1 General
19.1.2 Indicator requirements
19.1.3 Data sources
20 Urban/local agriculture and food security
20.1 Percentage of city population that can be served by city food reserves for 72 hours in an emergency
20.1.1 General
20.1.2 Indicator requirements
20.1.3 Data sources
20.2 Percentage of the city’s population living within one kilometre of a grocery store
20.2.1 General
20.2.2 Indicator requirements
20.2.3 Data sources
21 Urban planning
21.1 Percentage of city area covered by publicly available hazard maps
21.1.1 General
21.1.2 Indicator requirements
21.1.3 Data sources
21.2 Pervious land areas and public space and pavement built with porous, draining materials as a percentage of city land area
21.2.1 General
21.2.2 Indicator requirements
21.2.3 Data sources
21.2.4 Data interpretation
21.3 Percentage of city land area in high-risk zones where risk-reduction measures have been implemented
21.3.1 General
21.3.2 Indicator requirements
21.3.3 Data sources
21.4 Percentage of city departments and utility services that conduct risk assessment in their planning and investment
21.4.1 General
21.4.2 Indicator requirements
21.4.3 Data sources
21.5 Annual number of critical infrastructures flooded as a percentage of critical infrastructure in the city
21.5.1 General
21.5.2 Indicator requirements
21.5.3 Data sources
21.6 Annual expenditure on water retention measures as a percentage of city prevention measures budget
21.6.1 General
21.6.2 Indicator requirements
21.6.3 Data requirements
22 Wastewater
23 Water
23.1 Number of different sources providing at least 5 % of total water supply capacity
23.1.1 General
23.1.2 Indicator requirements
23.1.3 Data sources
23.1.4 Data interpretation
23.2 Percentage of city population that can be supplied with drinking water by alternative methods for 72 hours
23.2.1 General
23.2.2 Indicator requirements
23.2.3 Data sources
24 Reporting and record maintenance
Annex A
Annex B
Annex C
Annex D
Annex E
Bibliography
Cited references in this standard
[Current]
Sustainable cities and communities — Indicators for city services and quality of life
[Current]
Sustainable development in communities — Management system for sustainable development — Requirements with guidance for use
Content history
DR AS ISO 37123:2020