How to establish a disaster-resilient ageing community based on local elderly Institutions in Taiwan?

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While ageing population in Taiwan surged to 11.5% in 2014, ageing in place emerging concept in public health policy, which proposes a community-based car increasing ageing population. Among all the issues regarding population ageing, from natural disasters would be the most challenging. Meanwhile, local elderly w with relatively sufficient storage, professional nursing/medical care services be able to sustain better self-support status during and after disaster. According to experience in Taiwan, rescue force usually could not reach most rural area very occurring due to the disconnected communication and destructed routes. Local eld could act as shelters for community residents. In recent years, there have been given to capability of disaster resilience for elderly welfare institutions a disaster management. Discussion regarding how institution resilient capacity con in the community is still lacking. The aim of this paper is to explore how well communities could respond to disaster integrating the existing elderly welfare institutions. This paper would divide first part is the analysis of the spatial distribution of elderly welfare in disaster potential area in Taiwan. And the second part will define the role of about institution for community, and identify the disaster-resistant level for different institutions. Finally, it would feedback to overall institutions in community for policy at local level. The framework is expected to propose a community-level d and enhance disaster carrying capacity.
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