Social impacts & resilience

Social impacts & resilience

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

Cover IJDRR
2023
The research aim of this study is to identify socio-demographic groups vulnerable to floods and whether the groups vulnerable to floods and pandemics overlap or are disjoint.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
Areal view on Johannesburg, South Africa.
Depending on where we live, we may feel too cold in winter, and too hot in summer. As we’re writing this in late January 2023 many southern Africans are probably feeling very hot and fatigued; a prolonged regional heatwave began around 9 January.
Conversation Media Group, the
A farm with a red barn in the countryside in Oregon, USA.
The study tapped into participants’ cultural worldviews and perception of risk to help predict which communication strategies work best to convince different types of people.
Oregon State University
Cover Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency
2021
The Guidelines build upon global standards and best practices and present practical advice on how to integrate gender, human rights and environment into nine thematic areas of the programme.
Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency
Cover ECHO
2023
The Asia-Pacific region has been at the forefront of the anticipatory action agenda for sudden onset hazards. Cash is rightly seen as an option to deliver effective, cost-efficient and timely assistance to vulnerable households.
European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO) Norwegian Refugee Council
Disaster risk planning for urban areas needs to focus more attention on the needs and rights of poor and vulnerable groups.
Stockholm Environment Institute
Cover NAP
2022
This briefing note presents case studies, key findings, and recommendations based on the climate change outreach programme. Eswatini communities are vulnerable to climate change, which is further exacerbated by the socio-economic status of many households
National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network
Cover DRR Dynamics
2023
This brief examines the documented realities of LGBTQIA+ people in facing temporary shelters and the basis for an adequate standard of living in disaster settings.
DRR Dynamics Ltd