Translated Titles

Resilience of Nursing Homes in Taiwan in the Process of Flood Evacuation


李香潔(Hsiang-Chieh Lee);李洋寧(Yang-Ning Lee);楊惠萱(Hui-HsuanYang);莊明仁(Ming-Jen Chuang)

Key Words

因應韌性 ; 老人福利機構 ; 收容安置 ; 緊急救援 ; 撤離 ; Resilience ; Social network ; nursing homes ; sheltering ; emergency rescue



Volume or Term/Year and Month of Publication

51卷1期(2013 / 03 / 01)

Page #

187 - 219

Content Language


Chinese Abstract


English Abstract

This study uses the resilience approach to analyze flood evacuation of nursing homes in Taiwan. Besides conducting in-depth interviews of nursing homes flooded during recent extreme weather events in Taiwan, we also interviewed rescue teams and a local emergency operation center. The study identifies three capacities representing resilience: (1) Rescuing: Major influencing factors are the government's early warning SOP, nursing homes' social network, preparedness in manpower, residents' ability to move, and whether having evacuation SOP. (2) Transportation arrangement: Main causes include formal and informal social networks. (3) Sheltering: Besides formal and informal social networks, preparedness in food, power generators, etc. are also important.

Topic Category 人文學 > 人文學綜合
社會科學 > 社會科學綜合
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