Do It Together Toolkit for Building Urban Community Resilience

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Overview

Why use this toolkit:

This toolkit was developed in collaboration with and piloted with community-based development and humanitarian aid organizations. It incorporates cutting edge resilience theory and practice and addresses issues of complexity, scale, urbanization and development.

This toolkit is also:

-User friendly,

-Community oriented,

-Comprehensive, and

-Designed for organizations to implement without the need for an external facilitator.

This toolkit is best for organizations working in cities that want to work on city-scale resilience, and organizations working in communities that find challenges that need to be addressed beyond the community-level.

What is in this toolkit:

This toolkit presents an approach for assessing city-wide community resilience that will allow you to:

-Identify community resilience priorities and needs that require city-level attention and intervention;

-Determine whether and how community and city-level resilience priorities align; and

-Identify entry points for building resilience at the community-level that can contribute to overall city-level resilience. Keywords: Local Empowerment; Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation; Shared Learning Processes; Social Vulnerability Keywords: Local Empowerment; Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation; Shared Learning Processes; Social Vulnerability

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Authors: ISET-International and Picher Allan Associates LLC

Keywords: Local Empowerment; Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation; Shared Learning Processes; Social Vulnerability

Citation: Institute for Social and Environmental Transition-International (ISET-International). (2017). Do-It-Together Toolkit for Building Community Resilience. Boulder: ISET-International.

Funded by: The United States Agency for International Development