Batmans Gotham City provides test case for community resilience model

Source: sciencedaily.com
Emergency Management and Public Safety

If a community is resilient, it can withstand and recover from an unanticipated disaster, like an earthquake, fire or flood. But since every disaster and every community is unique, a uniform measure for defining resilience has been hard to come by for engineers and social scientists. A new study offers an innovative approach to defining resilience that could help communities better prepare for hazards.