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The emBRACE resilience framework: developing an integrated framework for evaluating community resilience to natural hazards
Community resilience has become an important concept for characterising and measuring the abilities of populations to anticipate, absorb, accommodate, and recover from the effects of a hazardous event in a timely and ...
Combining Quantitative and Qualitative Indicators for Assessing Community Resilience to Natural Hazards
A major prerequisite for operationalising resilience is the existence of sound analytical frameworks. The emBRACE project addressed the research needs through the development of an analytical framework of community resilience, ...
Managing Complex Systems: The Need to Structure Qualitative Data
This chapter empirically shows how rigorous and transparent methods can be used to both maintain the integrity of 'softer' data while including it in 'holistic' assessments. It also shows that 'messiness' can be resolved ...
Wicked Problems: Resilience, Adaptation, and Complexity
This chapter draws together an overall understanding of the social‐natural‐technical policy frameworks within which emBRACE work can be considered. It explains some of the discursive background to the ideas coalesced within ...
The role of risk perception and community networks in preparing for and responding to landslides: a Dolomite case study
This chapter presents results from the case study in the alpine community Badia (Italy) which was hit by an unusually large landslide in December 2012. The objective of the study was to understand the resilience of the ...