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Societal Profile Consider strengths and vulnerabilities of people

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  • Societal Profile Consider strengths and vulnerabilities of people
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  • Poverty and resources Elderly populations Children Health and disabilities Transportation access Exposure in high hazard areas Consider potential social vulnerability factors
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  • Consider community resilience factors Community engagement Cultural cohesion Social networks Sense of place Community identity
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  • What are some specific factors of vulnerability or resilience that exist within your community? Societal Vulnerability and Resilience Factors
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  • Strong history and local cultural identity High population of elderly Lack of trust in political leadership Language and transportation barriers in areas Societal Vulnerability and Resilience Factors
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  • Language and culture Aging populations Economic conditions Family structure Community structure Consider the effects of current and projected trends on vulnerability and resilience
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  • Nashville Flood Recovery The volunteer spirit fueled a rapid recovery Hands On Nashville 21,300 volunteers 88,000 hours
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  • Tools and resources for assessing social vulnerability and resilience Tools and Resources
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  • Social Vulnerability Index (SoVI) 42 socioeconomic and built environment variables Examples Socioeconomic status Gender Race and ethnicity Age Employment loss Renters Occupation Family structure Education
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  • From Social Vulnerability Index website Maps downloadable for all states down to county level
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  • Flood Exposure Snapshot Quick look at county-level exposure in flood zone From Digital Coast Inundation Toolkit Includes demographics, infrastructure, and environment Based on national data sets Printable reports
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  • Exposure of vulnerable populations in high-risk flood areas
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  • Local Demographic Maps Focusing upon specific factors of vulnerability
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  • Local Demographic Maps Focusing upon specific factors of vulnerability
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  • Mapping Census Data Step-by-step guide for mapping economic and social data
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  • Exercise: Societal Profile What other information do you need to further assess this vulnerability?