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Community Disaster Resilience: A Summary of the March 20 2006 Workshop of the NAS Disasters Roundtable


National Academies of Science logoThis 15-page report summarizes a workshop that brought together researchers, policy makers, and practitioners to focus on community resilience in the face of disaster. Participants discussed issues such as the nature of local resilience to disaster, what can further or inhibit it, and how progress can be measured.

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