Past Event

Roundtable Workshop 16: Community Disaster Resilience

Workshop
March 20, 2006

Location: Keck Center of the National Academies
500 Fifth St. NW Washington DC 20001

Workshop Summaries Resulting from this Event

Community Disaster Resilience: A Summary of the March 20, 2006 Workshop of the Disasters Roundtable (2006)

Mitigation and preparedness efforts, when they are informed by science, are crucial in promoting community disaster resilience. Science-based mitigation actions can reduce the impacts of disaster agents on communities. However, since various types of disasters can still occur despite such actions, especially in communities facing multiple hazards, pre-disaster preparedness planning efforts involving all relevant stakeholders are also needed t... More >>