Analyzing and Evaluating the Social Resilience against Natural Disasters in Deteriorate Texture of Tehran's District 12

Document Type : Research/Original/Regular


1 Professor, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Shahid Beheshti, Tehran, Iran

3 Ph.D. of Urban, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran

4 Ph.D. Student in Geography and Urban Planning, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran


Today, vulnerability of cities, especially old and deteriorate texture, has become a global problem for various experts. Problem of the research: according to the effects that situation of deteriorate texture of Tehran's District 12 has in the economic and cultural development of Tehran metropolis, and lack of attention and proper consideration, social dimension of resilience in the district is a situation of trouble. Purpose of the research is measurement social resilience in order to favorable against natural disasters. Research method: The present research is an applied and descriptive-analytic study. The sample amount was estimated using the Cochran formula which equivalent to 400 people by random selection. In order to data analysis, we used statistical methods of SPSS that is one-sample T-test and Structural equations with PLS software. Result of the research shows that the condition of social resilience in deteriorate texture of Tehran's District 12 is an unfavorable situation, it should be noted that this affair have done by survey and evaluation three factors: citizenship education, social participation and belong sense of place which factor of belong sense of place in this district is more fragile situation.


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