Imagine that you have been assigned to deliver a brief presentation to the executive team of a US-based NGO. The organization have a strong reputation for ‘emergency response but are trying to improve the long-term impact of their humanitarian aid programs.
- Prepare a short briefing paper (2-3 pages) outlining the principles of community resilience and its relevance to building sustainable aid programs.
- You will
- Introduce a framework based on the relationship or ‘critical triangle’ of social, economic and environmental capital.
- Explain how this can be used to determine levels of resilience and vulnerability in communities and inform program development that will increase preparedness and resilience to environmental and human disaster.
- Convey key ideas, clearly and succinctly while presenting a clear argument for adopting a community resilience framework.
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