Vulnerability Reduction

A community’s vulnerability is determined by prevailing material, organizational and attitudinal conditions. The effectiveness of the measures to reduce vulnerabilities can be ensured by properly assessing vulnerability and identifying the underlying factors contributing to it. The aim of vulnerability reduction is to enhance flood resilience, which is the capacity of an individual or a community to cope with and recover from the adverse conditions of floods. The following tables list a number of strategies for:

        Reducing material vulnerability

        Reducing organizational vulnerability

        Reducing attitudinal vulnerability


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