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IFRC Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment Training Review

Vulnerability and capacity assessment (VCA) is a key element of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Societies’ (International Federation) disaster management systems. With support from the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) and the European Commission’s Directorate General for Humanitarian Assistance (ECHO), the VCA methodology was updated over 2006 and early 2007 and several National Societies …

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Review of the implementation of the vulnerability and capacity assessment (VCA) methodology in the Caribbean region

This Review Report focuses on the Caribbean region, and aims to explain the process and methodology used for community-based disaster management (CBDM) activities, with emphasis on the vulnerability and capacity assessment (VCA) and whether new risk drivers, such as increased urbanisation and climate change are or can be incorporated in the VCA. Review of the implementation of …

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Review of ten vulnerability and capacity assessments: Central America and Mexico

The IFRC conducted a study to identify the main trends arising out of different VCAs in order to better understand some common themes in teh challenges being faced and identify the main obstacles that volunteers from teh Red Cross Societies may encounter during their itnerventions. The purpose of this analystical process is to formulate a …

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