Social impacts & resilience

Social impacts & resilience

Coping capacity, cultural impacts, loss absorption, loss acceptance, loss of livelihood, psychological impacts, psychological support, social vulnerability.

Informal settlements around the world have the least developed infrastructure, yet they continue to come together to build their resilience to shocks and disasters.
Global Resilience Partnership
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2022
Risks are increasingly cascading across social, economic and environmental systems, making them impossible to address retrospectively. The level of systemic risk is about to become a potential existential threat to current social-economic development.
Global Initiative on Disaster Risk Management Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
GRID 2022  The Global Report on Internal Displacement
2022
IDMC's Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID) is the world’s leading source of data and analysis on internal displacement. The 2022 edition includes a special focus on internally displaced children and youth.
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
GRID 2022
The number of people living in internal displacement around the world reached a record 59.1 million at the end of 2021, up from 55 million a year earlier.
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
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2022
This contributing paper examines the complexity and challenges associated with climate change and systemic risks, presents some systemic frameworks of mental health determinants, and provides an overview of the types of psychosocial impacts of disasters
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
This contributing paper examines the interplay between official adaptive social protection (ASP) and grassroots efforts based on a case study of the rural reconstruction and recovery that took place after the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan, China.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
This contributing paper explores the concept of vulnerability which, despite official definitions it argues, remains highly contested with regard to its conceptualization and operationalization.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
This paper summarises the Argonne National Laboratory research team’s efforts in conducting these assessments to support local public health interventions in the City of Chicago, and the potential applications for communities throughout the world. 
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction