Vulnerability and Risk Assessment (VRA)  

Developer or Source: Oxfam

Through a highly participatory process, the VRA methodology aims to develop a common understanding among a wide range of stakeholders about the main hazards and issues affecting people in a social-ecological landscape, and subsequently to jointly design measures  through a step-by-step process to reduce risk, enhance well-being and promote resilient development in that landscape

Region: Global
Sectors and Topics: Agriculture, Gender
Scale: Sub-national
Expertise Level: Generalist
Resource Type: Guidance and Frameworks
Cost: No
Guidance: Workshops, case studies, and additional guidance available here:
Inputs Needed: At least six weeks to put together a diverse group of stakeholders and other preparations
Outputs Provided: Common understanding of risks and concrete measures for resilience
Languages: English
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