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Last Edit Date 2018-06-15

Community means :

SDABC2015.png The ABC for Sustainable Cities - A glossary for policy makers. 1st edition (2015)

Community is a group of people with an arrangement of responsibilities, activities and relationships. In many cases, a community has a defined geographical boundary. (1),

A group of people who are living in one particular area or people who are considered as a unit, because of their common interest, social group or nationality. (2),

A group households that identify themselves in some way as having common interests, connections, values, resources or needs as well as physical space. A social group of any size whose members reside in a specific locality, share government and often have a common cultural and historic heritage. (3)

(1) Based on « Sustainable Development in Communities » ISO/TC 268; (2) Based on Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary; (3) UNEP and Skat – Swiss Resource Centre and Consultancies for Development, 2012, Sustainable Reconstruction in Disaster-Affected Countries.