Disaster Prevention and Management: Volume 27 Issue 2


An International Journal

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A framework for disaster resilience education with homeless communities

Danielle Every, John Richardson

The purpose of this paper is to propose a practice framework for disaster resilience education (DRE) with homeless communities.


Localising climate change: heatwave responses in urban households

Isabel Clare Cornes, Brian Cook

The purpose of this paper is to provide empirical insights into urban household perceptions and (in)action towards the perceived impacts of climate change, based on a case study…

Governance issues constraining the deployment of flood resilience strategies in Maroua, Far North Region of Cameroon

Clarkson Mvo Wanie, Roland Akoh Ndi

Cities across the globe, particularly those of the less developed world, face long-term challenges associated with floods which impact negatively on the resilience of city systems…

Risk and protective factors for the course of post-traumatic stress disorder in frontline workers after the Christchurch, New Zealand earthquake

David McBride, Nancy Porter, Kirsten Lovelock, Daniel Shepherd, Maria Zubizaretta, James Burch

The purpose of this paper is to describe risk and protective factors for symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experienced over a 1.5-year period among both frontline…


The humanitarian imperative for education in disaster response

Paul Gerard Halman, Elske van de Fliert, M. Adil Khan, Lynda Shevellar

The purpose of this paper is to present an argument showing the importance of education as a disaster response activity, and why it must figure more prominently in financial and…

Online learning during post-earthquake school closures

Hoda Baytiyeh

The purpose of this paper is to describe the impacts of earthquakes on schools and education services and demonstrate the critical role that information and communication…


Towards endogenous disasters and climate adaptation policy making in Indonesia

Erwin Nugraha, Jonatan A. Lassa

The purpose of this paper is to understand the role of exogenous drivers that seeks to foster endogenous resilience and climate adaptation policy and practice in developing…

Organizational learning through disasters: a multi-utility company’s experience

Shanshan Zhou, Massimo Battaglia, Marco Frey

Analyzing how and what the local multi-utility AIMAG learned through the 2012 Northern Italy earthquakes, the purpose of this paper is to “normalize” the organizational learning…

A bottom-up approach to developing a neighbourhood-based resilience measurement framework

Alan H. Kwok, Douglas Paton, Julia Becker, Emma E. Hudson-Doyle, David Johnston

As disaster resilience activities are increasingly occurring at the neighbourhood level, there is a growing recognition in research and in practice of the contributions that…

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