Community Resilience Indicators and National-Level Measures: A Draft Interagency Concept

Created: 10/31/2019 -

Abstract

There is broad interest in the United States in identifying key factors of community resilience and understanding where we stand as a Nation related to those factors so that we can develop better-informed capacity-building strategies. The Mitigation Framework Leadership Group has developed a draft concept with potential indicators and measures of community resilience that may be considered by a variety of users when evaluating how to improve communities’ ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.  The Draft Concept Paper documents the approach.  

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Keywords

Scale
National / Federal
Sector Addressed
Culture/communities
Disaster Risk Management
Policy
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy
Capacity Building
Governance and Policy
Region
North America
United States