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

Created: 10/31/2019 - Updated: 10/31/2019


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.  

Published On

Thursday, June 16, 2016


National / Federal
Sector Addressed: 
Disaster Risk Management
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Capacity Building
Governance and Policy