The topic for this Major assignment has a focus on the measurement of disaster resilience in a community.

The topic for this Major assignment has a focus on the measurement of disaster resilience in a community.Details of task: The topic is in three parts.Part 1: Review the Characteristics of a Disaster Resilient Community, using the Australian National Strategy for Disaster Resilience and the key references in Sector B. Select and justify what you feel are the 6 key characteristics of a Disaster Resilient Community.Part 2: Compare and contrast 3 of the models for measuring disaster resilience in a community which were outlined in Sector C ie Torrens Institute Model, cutter?s Model and the ?PEOPLES? Model. Identify:a. The strengths and weaknesses of each of the 3 models chosen; b. Which model best reflects the 6 key characteristics of a Disaster Resilient Community that you identified in Part 1 and then use this chosen model in Part 3.Part 3: Using the Model you chose in Part 2, suggest how you would implement that model to measure disaster resilience in EITHER:a) The communities affected by the Victorian Floods of 2010/11 (Comrie report)http://www.floodsreview.vic.gov.au/images/stories/documents/review_20101011_flood_warnings_and_response.pdfORb) Your own community in your respective country. (Saudi Arabia).SECTOR BCharacteristics of a disaster resilience community (A work in progress) ? Twigg, 2009 http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/1346086/1/1346086.pdf? Thornley et al Building community resilience: learning from the Canterbury earthquakes (NZ) (2014) http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/2xk6Q4ZE9G8MRpS9TD4P/full? RAND model ? Building blocks for a resilience city Building Community Resilience to Disasters (2011) http://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/technical_reports/2011/RAND_TR915.pdf? Rockefeller model ? ?100 Resilient Cities Project? http://www.100resilientcities.org/resilienceo Constant Learning o Rapid Rebound o Limited or Safe Failure o Flexibility o Spare CapacityFramework report (2013) http://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/uploads/files/0bb537c0-d872-467f-9470-b20f57c32488.pdfSector CMeasuring resilience ? are the tools there? ? Torrence Institute (SA) Developing tools to measure resilience o How connected o Level of risk and vulnerability o Support for preparedness, response, recovery o EM resources available http://www.torrensresilience.org/community-resilience-tookit ? Cutter S at al, Disaster Resilience Indicators for Benchmarking Baseline Conditions http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/jhsem.2010.7.1/jhsem.2010.7.1.1732/jhsem.2010.7.1.1732.xml ? PEOPLES Model (Buffalo, USA) DEVELOPING THE ?PEOPLES? RESILIENCE FRAMEWORK FOR DEFINING ANDMEASURING DISASTER RESILIENCE AT THE COMMUNITY SCALE POPULATION AND DEMOGRAPHICS ENVIRONMENTAL/ECOSYSTEM ORGANIZED GOVERNMENTAL SERVICES PHYSICAL INFRASTRUCTURE LIFESTYLE AND COMMUNITY COMPETENCE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SOCIAL-CULTURAL CAPITAL http://www.csee.buffalo.edu/~bruneau/9NCEE-10CCEE%20Renschler%20et%20al.PDF ? DISASTER RESILIENCE MEASUREMENTS: STOCKTAKING OF ONGOING EFFORTS IN DEVELOPING SYSTEMS FOR MEASURING RESILIENCE. UNDP February 2014 http://www.preventionweb.net/files/37916_disasterresiliencemeasurementsundpt.pdf ? Measuring Community Resilience and Recovery: A Content Analysis of Indicators. Elizabeth Jordan1 and Amy Javernick-Will 2012 https://mcedc.colorado.edu/sites/default/files/Measuring%20Community%20Resilience%20and%20Recovery_%20A%20Content%20Analysis%20of%20Indicators.pdf ? Health Indicators of disaster risk management in the Context of the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development Initial findings from a WHO Expert Consultation: 17-18 May 2012 http://www.who.int/hia/green_economy/indicators_disasters1.pdf ? India India city profile: climate and disaster resilience http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=15263This slides in this link for Task 2 part 1 in slide number 27 there are 12 key characteristics choose 6 of them as mention in the question which are as follow :1. Basic human needs People 2. Livelihoods & employment 3. Health and emergency services 4. Mobility & communications Place 5. Critical services 6. Protective infrastructure 7. Finance & founds Organization8. Social stability & security 9. Identity & mutual support 10. Leadership & management Knowledge 11. Stakeholder empowerment 12. Development planning :

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