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Capacity to Cope

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1. The ability of people, organisation and systems, using available skills and resources to face and manage disasters is known as their capacity to cope. 

2. Vulnerability is reduced if the capacity to cope with the disaster is high. 

3. The capacity to cope has improved over the years. Example, the cyclone in 1999 had caused 10,000 deaths while cyclone in 2019 had caused only 89 deaths.

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