John Forrester

research associate, SEI

Framing disaster resilience cover

Indicators for community resilience

This working paper shows how qualitative and quantitative indicators for assessing the resilience of communities can be identified, developed and synthesised.

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emBRACE resilience framework for community resilience to natural hazards

Conceptualizing community resilience to natural hazards – the emBRACE framework

This paper describes the emBRACE framework of community resilience - a heuristic analytical tool for understanding, explaining and measuring community resilience to natural hazards.

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Destroyed residential buildings of the hamlet Sottrù

Risk Perception and Community Networks for Community Resilience

This article looks at the role that perception, local knowledge, and social networks play in community resilience in the alpine community of Badia, which experienced a large landslide in 2012.

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Aftermath of the 2015 earthquake in Nepal

What is equitable resilience?

This discussion brief outlines four key elements for equitable resilience-building in development and disaster risk management.

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Network map of all relevant connections in sample of members of a local Flood Action Group (photo)

Managing Complex Systems

This paper shows how 'structured output' methods can ‘abstract’ important issues and concepts and feed into planning and policy outputs.

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Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Transforming Development and Disaster Risk

The article brings together learning on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk by a SEI Initiative funded by Sida.

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Adaptation Decision Making

Sharing methods, tools and approaches for adaptation decision-making.
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