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Vulnerability

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) [ 2 February 2017 ]

Definition:

The conditions determined by physical, social, economic and environmental factors or processes which increase the susceptibility of an individual, a community, assets or systems to the impacts of hazards.

Annotation: For positive factors which increase the ability of people to cope with hazards, see also the definitions of “Capacity” and “Coping capacity”.


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