COBACORE is a collaborative research project funded by the European Commission involving Dutch, UK, German, Irish, Spanish and Slovakian partners. COBACORE seeks to close the collaboration gaps between stakeholders involved in post-crisis recovery. COBACORE also aims to improve the matching of needs with capacities, through building upon the community as an important source of information and capabilities.
Responding Community – Responding communities can be both individuals and groups. They can be understood as those trained or spontaneous volunteers, i.e. directly or indirectly involved local (affected) or external (non-affected) community members that support relief or recovery efforts. To learn more about the responding community please see here: downloadable pdf for RC
Responding Professionals – Responding professionals are those involved in the field of crisis response and recovery. They can be both individuals and groups (including government bodies) that have pre-organised resources, skills or organisational structures with the purpose of addressing needs that arise in the affected population after a disaster has struck. To learn more about the responding professionals please see here: downloadable pdf for RP
Affected Community – Affected communities can be both individuals and groups. They are defined as all directly and indirectly affected community members, i.e. those people in need of, and having demand for, supplies and services in order to recover from an event.To learn more about the affected community please see here: downloadable pdf for AC