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Building community resilience to disasters

Anita Chandra

Building community resilience to disasters

a way forward to enhance national health security

by Anita Chandra

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Published by RAND in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emergency management,
  • Community Networks,
  • Disaster Planning,
  • Organization & administration,
  • Consumer Participation,
  • Social networks,
  • Citizen participation,
  • Psychological Resilience,
  • Disaster medicine,
  • Residence Characteristics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 71-78).

    StatementAnita Chandra ... [et al.].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA645.5 .B85 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 78 p. :
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24838809M
    ISBN 100833051954
    ISBN 109780833051950
    LC Control Number2011005483
    OCLC/WorldCa701450142

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    Get this from a library! Building community resilience to natural disasters through partnership: sharing experience and expertise in the region: discussion paper.. [United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.;]. The chapter describes strategies for building community resilience to disasters and the Communities Advancing Resilience Toolkit a community intervention designed to enhance community resilience and illustrates the principles in strategy development and akikopavolka.com by: 1.

    CRS ensures that its recovery and development programs build family and community resilience to natural and manmade crises by incorporating relevant elements of Disaster Risk Reduction. In countries that suffer recurrent disasters, CRS facilitates communities and families to more effectively protect their lives and livelihoods and mitigate the. Building Community Resilience The interconnected environmental, energy, economic, and equity crises of the 21st century are posing complex and often-unpredictable challenges to communities around the world. But conventional forms of urban planning, design, and governance—often centralized, hierarchical, and inflexible—are ill-suited to these new realities. It’s time to go beyond.


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