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Title
Community resilience engineering : reflections and preliminary contributions
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Abstract
An important challenge for human societies is that of mastering the complexity of Community Resilience, namely "the sustained ability of a community to utilize available resources to respond to, withstand, and recover from adverse situations". The above concise definition puts the accent on an important requirement: a community's ability to make use in an intelligent way of the available resources, both institutional and spontaneous, in order to match the complex evolution of the "significant multi-hazard threats characterizing a crisis". Failing to address such requirement exposes a community to extensive failures that are known to exacerbate the consequences of natural and human-induced crises. As a consequence, we experience today an urgent need to respond to the challenges of community resilience engineering. This problem, some reflections, and preliminary prototypical contributions constitute the topics of the present article.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Lecture notes in computer science. - Berlin, 1973, currens
Source (book)
6th International Workshop on Software Engineering for Resilient Systems, (SERENE), OCT 15-16, 2014, Budapest, HUNGARY
Publication
Cham : Springer int publishing ag, 2014
ISBN
978-3-319-12241-0; 978-3-319-12240-3
Volume/pages
8785(2014), p. 1-8
ISI
000345112900001
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Last edited 17.06.2017
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