Participatory Capacity and Vulnerability Analysis: A practitioner's guide

Developer or Source: Oxfam

Participatory Capacity and Vulnerability Analysis: A practitioner's guide is a risk analysis process designed to help staff and partner organizations engage with communities in contexts where natural disasters are significant drivers of poverty and suffering. The PCVA guide is designed to reduce a community's disaster risk in a participatory manner. Steps include (1) making preparations, (2) collecting secondary data, (3) beginning work with the community, (4) analyzing hazards, the impact of climate change, vulnerabilities, and capacities, (5) prioritizing risk, (6) developing a risk reduction action plan, (7) putting the action plan into place.

Region: Global
Sectors and Topics: Gender
Scale: Sub-national, Project-Level
Expertise Level: Practitioner
Resource Type: Guidance and Frameworks
Inputs Needed: N/A
Outputs Provided: Understanding of how to engage the community in a vulnerability analysis developing a risk reduction plan and implementing the plan
Languages: English, Spanish
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