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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2021. Enhancing Community Resilience through Social Capital and Social Connectedness

Bibliographic details:

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2021. Enhancing Community Resilience through Social Capital and Social Connectedness: Stronger Together!. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/26123.

Abstract:

Disasters caused by natural hazards and other large-scale emergencies are devastating communities in the United States. These events harm individuals, families, communities, and the entire country, including its economy and the federal budget. This report identifies applied research topics, information, and expertise that can inform action and opportunities within the natural hazard mitigation and resilience fields with the goal of reducing the immense human and financial toll of disasters.

Link: https://www.nap.edu/catalog/26123/enhancing-community-resilience-through-social-capital-and-social-connectedness-stronger