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Community resiliency is the capability of a community to use available resources to respond to, withstand and recover from adaverse situtions. As Dr. Judith Rodin points out, "...that we as a global community have been spending billions in a paradigm that is predicated on disaster recovery and repair rather than one that is based on readiness, preparedness and prevention."  Resiliency is a quality of sustainability.

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Cohesive Communities Create Resilience by World Bank
Watch this video to learn how communities provide informal networks of insurance and protection to help people deal with distinctive risks and pool resources to confront common risks. Published on Oct 4, 2013


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