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Evidence from Measuring Community Flood Resilience in Asia

Publication | October 2019
Evidence from Measuring Community Flood Resilience in Asia

This paper highlights the importance of measuring resilience for effectively tackling the underlying drivers of risk and for building resilience.

Measuring community disaster resilience helps communities and organizations understand the disaster development system driving their risk and well-being outcomes. This paper finds that long-term and transformative approaches and systemic interventions involving multiple stakeholders are most likely to succeed and have cobenefits for community development.

Contents 

  • Introduction
  • Background: Community Disaster Resilience Concepts and Metrics
  • Methods: Measuring Disaster Resilience
  • Results
  • Case Studies
  • Conclusions and Recommendations