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Measuring Resilience Across and Between Scales and How to Do It

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Technical Guidance

In this concept note the authors discuss the importance and the challenges related to the measurement of resilience across and between scales. ‘Scales’ are understood as “natural levels of observation or analysis” and the most commonly used levels are: individual, household, and community. The note aims to provide generic advice and practical guidance to agencies, practitioners and other stakeholders that are involved in resilience interventions in the international development field on why it is important to measure resilience on multiple scales as well as how to do it.