|Level||Definition||Indicators and strategies||Application to humanitarian protection|
|Tracing the network||Define the personal relations and social spaces of individuals in humanitarian protection.||Name generator|
Cliques and subgroups
|• Networks enable better coping mechanisms.|
• They might be the only tangible resource for some time.
• Valuable for self-protection.
|Core networks||Identifying the patterns and influence of the relational structure.|
Densely knit homophilic networks.
|Components and cliques|
|• Ensure that the core networks are well developed.|
• Conduits to key informal support networks.
• Lead to the development of resilience.
|Weak ties||Identify ties which are weaker, but which could be instrumental in the network.||Typologies of personal networks|
|• Enable people to increase social bonding.|
• The network is diversified through the inclusion of heterogeneous ties.
• Identify the risk in one’s composition and structure of network.
|Dynamic networks||Networks which change as a result of a crisis.||Study of atypical structures|
Visualization and feedback
|• Better understanding of the dynamic changes.|
• Design effective strategies on how to locate support during the changes.
|Cohesion||The level of connectedness within a community.||Density||• Effective collaboration, cooperation and operation efficiency.|
• Facilitates decision making processes.
|Network maps||Maps of a city on which networks are drawn.||Visualization|
|• Can be used as guides for safety movement.|
|Components||Specific parts of a network.||Components and cliques||• Accurate representation of structural relations.|
|Coalitions||Different entities coming together for collaboration.||Network typologies||• Community resilience.|
• Facilitate flow of information.
• Better resolution to complex problems.