VCA. vulnerability & capacity assessments

Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment. A participatory action research study of the Vulnerabilities and Capacities of the Palestinian Society in Disaster Preparedness.

This report presents the second Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment (VCA) study conducted by the Palestinian Red Crescent Society in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, subsequent to the initial VCA study which was written in 2000. 

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Analysis of Red Cross/Red Crescent Vulnerability and Capacity Assessments for African Cities

Between late 2013 and early 2014 the IFRC supported several African National Societies to conduct Vulnerability and Capacity Assessments (VCA) in urban communities. VCA reports were prepared for: Yaounde VI Subdivision, Yaounde, Cameroon,  Arada Sub-city (Woreda 4 and Woreda 5), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Tomber Mort and Akekoi, Abidjan, Ivory Coast Lunga Lunga Informal Settlements, Nairobi,

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Review of Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment (VCA) use in relation to climate change and urban risk issues

This report was commissioned by the IFRC to re-examine the Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment process in the context of increased institutional experience in using VCA, along with changing risk patterns. In particular the review is to assess the relevance of VCA for dealing with urban risks and climate change. It looks closely at the continued

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