The Scottish Community Safety Network has published an eLearning course ‘Community Engagement and Resilience’ (Scroll down to find link: registration required). The course is aimed at providing practitioners with an introduction to the principles and terminology used, the national context … Continue reading
Scotland’s National Centre for Resilience (NCR) officially opened on 21 March 2016. The NCR works to ensure communities across the country are fully and adequately prepared for natural hazards such as flooding and landslides. The NCR will help improve understanding … Continue reading
New research, ‘Mapping Flood Disadvantage in Scotland 2015’, has been published by the Scottish Government. The research identifies and maps the neighbourhoods in Scotland that are most socially and spatially vulnerable to potential flooding. The report recommends that local authorities … Continue reading
In the interactive Resilience game from Harvard University, you will learn how the choices we make can help children and the community as a whole become more resilient in the face of serious challenges. Negative events can occur at any … Continue reading
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has published Community resilience to climate change: an evidence review. The report shows: the variety of actions being carried out across the UK that can be classed as improving resilience of communities to climate change the … Continue reading
The third issue of IACD’s ‘Practice Insights’ explores the theme of community resilience. What are the benefits of community resilience, and how to foster it? What is the role of community resilience in face of disaster, and in everyday life?