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Factors of Social Vulnerability

According to Cutter et al. (2003), the following are factors of social vulnerability:

Concept Description
Socioeconomic status (income, political power, prestige) The ability to absorb losses and enhance resilience to hazard impacts. Wealth enables communities to absorb and recover from losses more quickly due to insurance, social safety nets, and entitlement programs
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