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.
2 Oct 2015, UNISDR AM
The tiny rural community of El Solís is tapping into its local knowledge on biodiversity and maintaining a native seeds bank to help it cope with drought, food insecurity and climate change. The community has allied itself with the Partners for Resilience (PfR) and set up a Coordination Committee with 22 participating families including older persons, guardians of local knowledge on biodiversity...
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