Empowering Elders Through Community Coalitions for Resilience: The Ibasho Approach

This video was developed as part of the ‘Call for Case Studies on Coalition Building’ initiated by the Global Disaster Preparedness Center.

Elders Leading Resilience (2015)

These videos show how community elders were empowered to help the community recover after the great earthquake in Ofunato, Japan in 2011. It assesses the experience of the Ibasho approach on post-disaster recovery and strengthening social capital.

Full Length version: 26min

Short version: 5min