Disaster resilience: a bounce back or bounce forward ability?

  title={Disaster resilience: a bounce back or bounce forward ability?},
  author={Bernard Manyena and G. O’Brien and P. O'keefe and Joanne Rose},
  journal={Local Environment},
  pages={417 - 424}
The debate on disaster resilience has continued to grow, albeit at a slow pace, since the 2005 World Conference on Disaster Reduction held in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. One of the most important and striking aspects is that despite the conceptual differences, the resilience and vulnerability paradigms are still locked together and are increasingly being treated as if they are one and the same. The reason for this is not a difficult one. Resilience and vulnerability are viewed as opposite sides of the… Expand
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