Social impacts and social resilience

The ability of a 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. 

Latest Social impacts & resilience additions in the Knowledge Base

The study’s main thrust is to establish the determinants of resilience building in Zimbabwe’s rural communities.
The study aims to identify and characterize 'hotspots' of flood risk, accounting for spatial variation in social vulnerability, to provide improved insights into the geography of risk and enhance disaster risk planning and response efforts.
A man wades through the flood in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Incorporating social inequalities into climate risk analyses offers a more just consideration of the vulnerabilities of different communities.
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
This paper presents the results of quantitative research examining the impacts of demographic and socioeconomic factors on the sustainable development of community disaster resilience.
This article provides an overview of climate impacts, vulnerabilities, and county-level characteristics, focusing on older adults living in Central Ohio.
This brief examines the current state of the environment from a chemical landscape perspective and proposes how its three leading topics— climate, building resiliency and human health— can be better considered in an evolving design practice.
Glass building and tree cover
ASID in collaboration with the Chemical Insights Research Institute (CIRI) of UL Research Institutes, unveiled new research today on the effects of extreme weather and climate events on the built environment and its occupants.
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
This report and its brief present the learnings from a workshop organized in the context of a project aiming to link social protection programs (SPP) and anticipatory action (AA) in Nepal.

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