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Main Title Building and measuring community resilience : actions for communities and the Gulf Research Program /
Publisher the National Academies Press
Year Published 2019
OCLC Number 1102785631
ISBN 9780309489720; 0309489725
Subjects Disaster relief--Gulf States ; Hurricane Katrina, 2005--Social conditions ; Natural disasters--Gulf States ; Communities ; United States--Gulf States
Additional Subjects Gulf Research Program ; Hurricane Katrina (2005)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  HV555.U62G83 2019 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 02/18/2020
Collation xviii, 133 pages : color illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes "The frequency and severity of disasters over the last few decades have presented unprecedented challenges for communities across the United States. In 2005, Hurricane Katrina exposed the complexity and breadth of a deadly combination of existing community stressors, aging infrastructure, and a powerful natural hazard. In many ways, the devastation of Hurricane Katrina was a turning point for understanding and managing disasters, as well as related plan making and policy formulation. It brought the phrase "community resilience" into the lexicon of disaster management. Building and Measuring Community Resilience: Actions for Communities and the Gulf Research Program summarizes the existing portfolio of relevant or related resilience measurement efforts and notes gaps and challenges associated with them. It describes how some communities build and measure resilience and offers four key actions that communities could take to build and measure their resilience in order to address gaps identified in current community resilience measurement efforts. This report also provides recommendations to the Gulf Research Program to build and measure resilience in the Gulf of Mexico region"--Publisher's description. Evaluation of existing resilience measurement efforts -- Ground truthing how communities measure resilience -- For communities : actions for building and measuring community resilience -- For the Gulf Research Program : ways forward for building and measuring community resilience in the Gulf Region.
Place Published Washington, DC
Corporate Au Added Ent National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Measuring Community Resilience.; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.). Office of Special Projects.; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.). Policy and Global Affairs.
Title Ser Add Ent Consensus study report.
Alternate Title Actions for communities and the Gulf Research Program
PUB Date Free Form ©2019
Series Title Untraced A consensus study report of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
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Carrier volume
Cataloging Source RDA
Merged OCLC records 1099944936
OCLC Time Stamp 20200214084804
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 03902cam 2200553Ii 45010