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Guide Brief 2 - Identify Social Institutions



Community Resilience Program NIST


This Guide Brief provides additional rationale and guidance regarding Step 2 in the Guide—“Understand the Situation” —for how to “Identify Social Institutions”. The primary intended audience is the social dimensions work group of the collaborative planning team. The data can be used in discussions with representatives of local organizations, as well as working with local experts on community databases and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
Special Publication (NIST SP) - SP1190-GB-2
Report Number


resilience, community resilience planning guide


Program, C. (2016), Guide Brief 2 - Identify Social Institutions, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 24, 2024)
Created September 30, 2016, Updated November 10, 2018