Community Resilience: Practical Applications To Strengthen Whole Communities In Disaster by Anita ChandraCommunity Resilience: Practical Applications To Strengthen Whole Communities In Disaster by Anita Chandra

Community Resilience: Practical Applications To Strengthen Whole Communities In Disaster

byAnita ChandraEditorJoie Acosta

Paperback | June 1, 2018

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Community Resilience: Practical Applications to Strengthen Whole Communities in Disasterblends resilience theory and empirical analysis with lessons learned from recent activities to implement and test community resilience strengthening strategies and measure resilience progress. Contributions from key settings and disciplines are included to comment on the role of resilience theory and science in local implementation, providing a stronger operational framework for resilience science than has previously been offered. The book also elevates the discussion by integrating theory where practical handbooks have missed those considerations.



  • Provides a concise, clear definition of what community resilience is and why it matters
  • Presents a multidisciplinary approach that translates community resilience theory into implementation science
  • Includes coverage of behavioral health and disaster, and the role of faith communities in strengthening community resilience
Anita Chandra (Dr.P.H., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; M.P.H., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) is a Director of the Justice, Infrastructure and Environment division at the RAND Corporation, as well as a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Her background is in public health, child and adolescent ...
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Title:Community Resilience: Practical Applications To Strengthen Whole Communities In DisasterFormat:PaperbackDimensions:250 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:June 1, 2018Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0128029323

ISBN - 13:9780128029329

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Table of Contents

1. Resilience: What it is and Why it Matters
2. Pursuing a Resilience Framework
3. Resilience in Action - Local Civil Society Initiatives
4. Resilience in Action - Global Civil Society Initiatives
5. Integrating Emergency Preparedness with Resilience
6. Involving the Faith and Humanitarian Community in Building Resilience
7. Partnership in Resilience Development
8. Mental Health Sequelae and Ongoing Resilience Development
9. Physical Symptomology and Ongoing Resilience Development
10. Infrastructure and Resilience
11. Environmental Issues and Resilience
12. Leadership and Resilience
13. Data and Resilience
14. Next Steps and Innovation in Resilience Development