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Building on our studies across many different countries of the social and physical ecologies (environments) that make resilience more likely, we define resilience as:
Resilience is the capacity of people to navigate to the resources they need to overcome challenges, and their capacity to negotiate for these resources so that they are provided in ways that are meaningful.
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