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Characteristics of a disaster-resilient community

A publication based on the community-based disaster risk reduction work of many NGOs

2009 Available in English and French

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This resource is for government and civil society organisations working on disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) initiatives at community level in partnership with vulnerable communities.

It sets out the many different elements of resilience, organised under five thematic headings, and provides some ideas about how to progress towards resilience.

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