:: Volume 8, Issue 4 (1-2017) ::
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The assessment of physical resilience of rural settlements from the perspective of rural managers )Case study: the central district of Marivan county(
Farzad Veisi *
, Assistant Professor, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (2169 Views)
  • Today, increasing resilience as a new approach to managing disaster and rural hazards and reducing their vulnerability is a prime consideration for development planners. In the meantime, among different dimensions of rural structure, physical dimension, due to the establishment and stimulation of the optimal performance of other aspects of rural structure, is more important. The assessment of the situation and its resilience against natural and human disaster and hazards is undeniable.
  • This applied research was carried out to measure the level of physical resilience of rural areas in the central part of Marivan city. In this descriptive-analytic study, data were collected from library resources in the theoretical part. In the field, a distribution questionnaire has been used among 50 dehyaran by using random sampling.
  • Data analysis with using indicators such as single-sample t-test, Friedman rank, one-way ANOVA and Scheffe’s test showed that the level of physical resilience of the studied villages was not at the level satisfaction in the eight examined indicators. Among the indicators of physical resilience, the building design index is the most desirable and the index of the status of public places and services is the most unfavorable situation
  • Based on the findings, it can be concluded that in the indexes studied, the level of physical resilience of villages is not at the appropriate level and the physical resonance of the villages can be explained by the population size and their natural position.
Keywords: resilience, physical resilience, rural resilience, risk management, Marivan County
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: پژوهشی


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