Measuring resilience


Frameworks, case studies, and tools for measuring resilience.


Resilience is the capacity to prepare for disruptions, recover from shocks, and grow from a disruptive experience. The World Bank Group has developed a Resilience Rating System that provides guidance and specific criteria to assess resilience along two

World Bank, the

While previous studies provide significant contribution to modelling fire propagation, a much more comprehensive model is required, which would encompass all the key variables associated with ‘wildland–urban interface’ (WUI) fires. This paper aims at

Procedia Engineering

Wildfire intensity and occurrence rate have risen alarmingly in recent years. Recent wildland urban interface fires have demonstrated the unrelenting destructive nature of these events and have called for an urgent need to address the problem. The

Scientific Reports (Nature)
Research has found that the poorest people least responsible for rising CO2 emissions are often the most exposed to climate risk.
World Bank, the

This paper focuses on the effects of climate change and natural hazards as they cause economic losses that threaten development and long-term growth. Resilience is the capacity to prepare for disruption, recover from shocks, and grow from a disruptive

World Bank, the

The Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities (FRMC) was created by Zurich Insurance in 2013 and is an innovation in community flood resilience theory and practice. It allows users to generate evidence about the ways in which a given area or community

Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance