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Rural Resilience Project

The Rural Disaster Resilience Project (RDRP) was designed to strengthen community disaster management and health system capabilities of rural, remote, and coastal communities (RRC) through community-based action research that informed and influenced policy and practice. RDRP goals:
• Knowledge exchange and dissemination
• Community-based and collaborative action research
• Capacity building
• Development & piloting of an integrated resilience risk assessment & management framework
• Development of accessible, relevant tools and curriculum

Capability based planning

Capabilities-based planning answers whether we have the right training, organizations, plans, people, leadership and management, equipment, and facilities to perform a required emergency task?

Canadian Federal All Hazards Risk Assessment

Systrem to calculate the risk of any hazard and used to satisfy the requirement of the Federal Emergency Management Act (2007) that Ministers of all Federal Government departments identify the "... risks that are within or related to his or her area of responsibility ..." The AHRA comprehensively assesses the impact and likelihood of malicious and non-malicious hazards and threats that Canada faces over a five year period. It assesses the risks in an integrated way as that may be more broadly effective in reducing vulnerability of people, economics and the environment.

Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Program (IRDR), international

Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) is a decade-long research programme co-sponsored by the International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC), and the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR). It is a global, multi-disciplinary approach to dealing with the challenges brought by natural disasters, mitigating their impacts, and improving related policy-making mechanisms.

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