Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance (EHRA)

By Charlotte Owen-Burge | August 4, 2021

Initiative overview: Formed in 2020, the Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance (EHRA) brings together global cities’ leaders, experts in public health, finance, humanitarian assistance, disaster management, climate science and risk, insurance and public infrastructure. The Alliance rallies critical capabilities and networks to tackle the growing threat of extreme urban heat for vulnerable people worldwide. It is supported and hosted by the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center, which aims to reach one billion people with resilience solutions to climate change, migration and human security challenges by 2030.

Benefits: Participation in the Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance provides the opportunity to work directly with cities to co-author custom solutions to reduce the impacts of extreme heat on the most vulnerable. Members can participate in knowledge sharing and capacity building with a diverse coalition, collective advocacy with other EHRA members, and align with a political platform of global city mayors, the City Champions for Heat Action.

Geographies: United States, Greece.

Suitable for: Civil society and governments.

How to join: Interested members should contact Owen Gow with a summary of their initiative and interest in EHRA. After an initial review, EHRA will reach out to potential members with a request for more information and an introductory call. EHRA does not require any membership fees.

Website link: www.onebillionresilient.org

Contact Name / Email: Owen Gow / OGow@ATLANTICCOUNCIL.org