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Resilience

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

Definition:

The ability of a system, community or society exposed to hazards to resist, absorb, accommodate, adapt to, transform and recover from the effects of a hazard in a timely and efficient manner, including through the preservation and restoration of its essential basic structures and functions through risk management.

Keywords

  • Themes:Social Impacts & Social Resilience

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/501

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