Renewed interest in community resilience

Published on Thu, 6/08/20 | News, Research

Authored by local researchers in five countries and edited by Prof. Diane Bretherton and Dr Anouk Ride, “Community resilience in Natural Disasters” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011) is gaining renewed interest in times of COVID19 where communities are dealing with an unprecedented health crisis and differential access of support from government and international actors. The book details how aid and government interventions can help or hurt local community resilience in disasters (including chapters and cases from Kenya, Indonesia, Pakistan, Solomon Islands ,Myanmar, Mexico and Australia) and is currently available directly from the publisher and from major retailers including Target USA

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