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Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 77-101, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-17-77-2017
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Research article
26 Jan 2017
Development and testing of a community flood resilience measurement tool
Adriana Keating et al.

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Despite a proliferation of resilience measurement frameworks, empirical evidence for them is scant. This article presents a framework and tool for measuring community flood resilience, being tested in 75 communities in 8 countries. Eighty-eight indicators or sources of resilience are collected. If a flood occurs, outcome measures are recorded. By comparing pre-flood characteristics to post-flood outcomes, we aim to empirically verify sources of resilience, something which has never been done.
Despite a proliferation of resilience measurement frameworks, empirical evidence for them is...
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