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Natural disasters and community resilience: A framework for support

  • Author: Rhys Price-Robertson and Ken Knight
  • Journal Name: The Australian Institute of Family Studies
  • ISBN: 978-1-921414-88-6
  • Country: Australia

This paper explores the concept of community resilience and outlines recent frameworks and tools developed to understand and measure it.

This paper was written to assist service providers, practitioners and policy makers working with regional and rural communities vulnerable to natural disasters.

Sections include: community vulnerability; understanding and measuring community resilience; physical, procedural and social enablers of community resilience; and the use of social media in emergency management.

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