Resilience in South Africa’s urban water landscape

Eyewitness News published an op-ed by UBC PhD candidate Lucy Rodina and Leila Harris, UBC professor at the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice, on water resilience in South Africa.

The authors say it is vital to build community resilience to floods, droughts and other water risks.

“Addressing urban inequalities is central to formulating water resilience strategies. Embracing endemic, non-Western or more organic forms of urbanism is crucial,” they wrote.