The ARI is a tool to help you assess your community's disaster resilience in order to provide information on areas of resilience that can be enhanced. The ARI presents two categories of resilience: Community Resources and Disaster Management. For detailed instructions on using this tool click here.
Both sections of the ARI contain a number of dimensions of community resilience. To begin rating each dimension, click on one of the section headings below. A list of dimensions will appear. Click on a dimension heading to begin rating the characteristics and dimensions. First, rate each characteristic by clicking on a radio button to the left. Once you have rated all of the characteristics, click on a radio button below the Dimension to rate it. Your responses will be automatically saved when you exit the tool.