Consequences of a hazardous event on the physical, economic and psychological well-being of individuals and on the functioning of a community. Features of a social system that help to avoid losses and maintain or recover satisfying living conditions after a shock.
24 May 2016, BCPR-UNDP; FAO; GFDRR; OCHA; WFP
A major new partnership to better prepare countries and communities for disasters was launched at the World Humanitarian Summit as a united response to a continuing rise in humanitarian emergencies.
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