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Step 4 – Vulnerability and capacity assessment

Identifying the most vulnerable community members and investing in their capacity

Diagram illustrating the 5 steps in the Church and Community resilience toolkit

A five step guide to help churches and communities respond to the shocks and stresses they might face.

A group of people with disabilities in Rwanda sitting in a circle focused on a lady facilitator in the middle.

From: Reveal toolkit: Tools to build resilience in churches and communities

A guide to help churches and local communities create effective disaster preparedness plans

Having identified the disaster risks, it is important to then consider who the most vulnerable individuals are and why. 

This step assesses their potential for responding to possible disasters. It aims to reduce vulnerabilities, invest in capacity, share learning and knowledge, and mitigate the risks associated with the hazards. 

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