Regional Resilience Based on Natural Disasters

Tianzhuo LIU, Huifang wu, Linyan CAO


This paper analyses the concept of resilience, and summarizes the regional differences of recovery performances and innovations when coping with crisis. Taking flood as an example, constructing conceptual model of resilience with analytic hierarchy process (AHP) method, we get five of the most important indicators in a crisis: the government’s credibility, crisis experience, medical and health level, population density and informal organization. Thereby this paper provides information support for government decision-making before and after the crisis.


Crisis; Flood; Resilience; AHP

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