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Role of Social Belongingness During the Post-Disaster Recovery

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Sense of belonging:

Sense of belonging is a common state of emotions any human being would feel right about. It frames who someone is and where that person is connected to. It develops the value of a person, and the absence of such a feeling may develop an insecurity resulting in negative consequences both physically and psychologically (Allen 2019).

In broader terms, the state of belonging shapes up one’s recognition (Chin 2019). This gradually develops the relationships and collectively forms a group, or a community, which welcomes and accepts each other. On the other hand, this state of mind may pull oneself out from being socially affiliated with other social groups, and might not be welcoming of other groups into one’s own group.

Introduction

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has established a prime goal of eradicating all kinds of poverty, including extreme poverty which remains as a global challenge and a vital requisite for sustainable development. Out of...

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Tennakoon, K., Serrao-Neumann, S. (2020). Role of Social Belongingness During the Post-Disaster Recovery. In: Leal Filho, W., Azul, A., Brandli, L., Lange Salvia, A., Özuyar, P., Wall, T. (eds) No Poverty. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69625-6_22-1

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