Presentation on theme: "What do we mean by Community?. Individuals Geographical Community."— Presentation transcript:
What do we mean by Community?
Communities of Circumstance
Communities of Interest
Communities of Practitioners (Cat 1) Local Authorities Police & British Transport Police Fire & Rescue National Health Service Scottish Ambulance Service Scottish Environment Protection Agency Maritime & Coastguard Agency
Geographical Communities Communities of Circumstance Communities of Interest Communities of Practitioners
“Community Resilience” "Communities and individuals harnessing resources and expertise to help themselves prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, in a way that complements the work of the emergency services"
“Next generation resilience relies on citizens and communities, not the institutions of the state” C Edwards Resilient Nation, 2009