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The Social Vulnerability Index (SVI) : A way to identify socially vulnerable populations

Social vulnerability refers to the capacity of people or groups to anticipate, respond and recover from the impact of external stresses to which they are exposed, such as natural or human-caused disasters, or disease outbreaks. By effectively addressing and reducing social vulnerability, we can decrease both human suffering and economic losses.

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