A Resilient “City Forest”
Muhammad Syaifuddin Ambia, Head of Development, Administration Department, Banda Aceh, Indonesia
“Our city forest is a green belt, against tsunami.”
Some 15 years after experiencing one of the deadliest earthquakes and tsunami, the city of Banda Aceh has adopted a dual-pronged strategy for environmental resilience. Through infrastructural and green measures, it is creating a “city forest” to provide a safe haven for plants, animals and its people.
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