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The Concept of Resilience 

The Concept of Resilience
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The Concept of Resilience
Author(s):

Ian Greaves

and Paul Hunt

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199238088.003.0002
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date: 09 December 2021

Chapter 2 covers information on infrastructure and community resilience, emergency planning, identifying and managing the vulnerable, emergency planning process, and types of emergency plans. The chapter describes the concept and approach to integrated emergency management. The principles of emergency planning are outlined in reference to the local, regional, and governmental levels, including Local Resilience Forums, the National Risk Register (NRR), and risk classification within the National Risk Register, critical national infrastructure, and building resilience within an organization.

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