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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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community preparedness

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 52 words.

A broad term describing the combined preparedness efforts of authorities, public institutions, businesses, and citizens in a community. A community

community impact assessment

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 86 words.

An inclusive procedure to provide information of local disaster dynamics and to estimate the loss and damage for a community.

Community Emergency Response Team

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 112 words.

While CERT denotes a specific program run by the US *Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), community emergency response teams

vulnerability and capacity analysis

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 130 words.

A structured process that collects, analyses, and systematizes information about a community’s *vulnerability. The aim of a VCA

Disaster Preparedness Programme for ECHO

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 146 words.

A programme constituting a core element of *ECHO’s disaster risk reduction efforts by targeting vulnerable communities living in

damage assessment

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 118 words.

The process of assessing the physical damage imposed on a community or society by a *hazard intersecting with *

natural disaster

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 100 words.

The popular term for a disaster caused by natural *hazards. While the professional and scientific communities have in

disaster relief

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 162 words.

The fast dispersion of funds or services made available to individuals and communities that have experienced losses due to *

vulnerability

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 165 words.

The diminished *capacity of an individual or community to anticipate, *cope with, resist, and recover from the impact

recovery

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 145 words.

All the activities that aim to return a disaster-affected community to its pre-disaster state or an even more *resilient