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Running head: VULNERABILITY AND CAPACITY ASSESSMENT METHODVulnerability and Capacity Assessment MethodName of the Student:Name of the University:Author Note:
VULNERABILITY AND CAPACITY ASSESSMENT METHOD1Table of ContentsIntroduction................................................................................................................................2Discussion..................................................................................................................................2Data Collection Tools................................................................................................................2a.The review of secondary sources:...................................................................................2b.Community baseline data:...............................................................................................3c.Semi-structured interview:..............................................................................................3VCA Analysis Tools..................................................................................................................4a.Seasonal calendar:...........................................................................................................4b.Household neighbourhood vulnerability assessment:.....................................................4c.Livelihoods analysis and coping strategies analysis:......................................................4Conclusion..................................................................................................................................5References..................................................................................................................................6Appendix....................................................................................................................................7A.A Sample of Baseline Questionnaire.................................................................................7I.Physical Description (Table 1)........................................................................................7II.Demographics (reviewing of secondary data) (Table 2).............................................8B.Livelihood Analysis Matrix (Table 3).........................................................................8C.Coping strategy assessment Matrix (Table 4).............................................................9
VULNERABILITY AND CAPACITY ASSESSMENT METHOD2IntroductionThe VCA method is useful for investigating the risks and hazards that peopleexperience in their locality after a natural disaster, and it allows National Societies to providehelp to communities so that the communities can recover from those disasters by takingappropriate measures.DiscussionThe paper discusses the three primary data collection methods and also three mainVCA analysis tools in the context of the 9.0-magnitude tsunami inthe Medan city, the capitalof NorthSumatra on 26th December 2004.Data Collection Toolsa.The review of secondary sources:Reviewing the secondary sources indicates a collection of previously existingqualitative and quantitativeinformation in a written document.The US Consul General inMedan along with the local community worked together to check all the local newspapers ofprevious times to check how the last recovery measures had been taken(Kienberge, Blaschke& Zaidi, 2013).Besides, otheressential sourceslike past earthquakereportswerecollectedtoanalyse how frequently Medan had an earthquake in the past seven days, thirty days, and past365 days. The reportsof selected NGOs like Action Contre, ALISEI and many other NGOs’reports were analysed to check which would be the most effective recovery method should beundertaken to provide the fastest relief and also the estimation cost for recovery measures.
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