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.
9 Dec 2013, AlertNet; World Vision Philippines
'The devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan can be seen as not only a horrific disaster but a warning for the future. We need to ensure future generations have safer cities that can withstand natural disasters. Strengthened resilience reduces loss of life and livelihoods,'says Minnie Portales, World Vision Philippines Public Engagement Director...
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