Insufficient resourcing:

Funding, access to information and knowledge, transport, tools and material resources, access to meeting spaces and facilities were all causes of stress. Inadequate human resourcing—people—was the greatest concern and linked directly to the feeling of being overwhelmed by a large load. Large client caseloads, insufficient supporters to meet demand, or lack of administrative support, which drew precious time away from activities 'at the coalface' were particularly worrisome to the supporters. For some organisations this was a function of the funding available, for other organisations the choice is taken not to fund added workers, support function roles, or resources, in response to the pressure to be seen by donors or the public to be frugal in programme administrative costs. Regardless of the reason, whether avoidable or unavoidable, insufficient resourcing adds significantly to the burden on those with a role in recovery.

One of the major stresses is not having enough resources to do the job. And by resources I mean, time, money, people. So not just physical resources. Organisational priorities could be a stressor if it results in not having enough support and people for the work... Valerie Cole – American Red Cross

Because of their workloads they don't have enough time to meet together to share and discuss issues. There is either too much money for the human capacity to deliver or insufficient money. Prof Yasuyuki Sawada - University of Tokyo

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