Community Resilience in a Crisis (0)

Published on Sun, 27/05/12 | Books, News, Research

Anouk Ride and Lionel Dau from SIDT presented to the Pacific Psychosocial Forum on May 2012. The presentation looked at community resilience in a crisis from global to local knowledge – read the presentation here: CRIND & SIDT presentation


Resilience in a Crisis (0)

Published on Mon, 21/05/12 | Books, News, Research

Anouk Ride will co-present with Lionel Dau from Solomon Islands Development Trust on Community Resilience in a Crisis this Friday 25 May 9am. Talking specifically about natural disasters the presentation, looking at the situation from global to local perspectives, will examine how resilience can be supported or harmed by natural disaster aid and assistance. The … Read more


Crime and Looting After Natural Disasters the Exception Not the Rule (0)

Published on Thu, 19/04/12 | Books, News

This opinion editorial article from Dr Diane Bretherton and Anouk Ride has appeared in several US newspapers recently, pointing out evidence indicates most people, when facing a natural disaster, are cooperative, altruistic and resilient. If you watch the news, particularly news about foreign countries, you could easily believe that natural disasters are followed by looting, … Read more


Buy “Community Resilience in Natural Disasters” at 20% discount in US/Canada (0)

Published on Thu, 20/10/11 | Books, News
Buy “Community Resilience in Natural Disasters” at 20% discount in US/Canada

Community Resilience in Natural Disasters uncovers the voices of people in the eye of the storm, the swirl of tsunami waves, and the dust of the drought – people who have not only survived but joined community efforts to cope with and adapt to the crisis. These communities tell us how aid agencies, the media, … Read more


New book on natural disasters available in Australia & NZ (0)

Published on Wed, 19/10/11 | News
New book on natural disasters available in Australia & NZ

Australians and New Zealanders can now learn more about how people from around the world cope with natural disasters and reflect on their recent experience of fires, floods, earthquakes and drought, by reading a new book “Community Resilience in Natural Disasters”. (Click here to download Australia/NZ order form). Community Resilience in Natural Disasters uncovers the … Read more


New research on communities facing natural disaster presented in Washington DC (0)

Published on Sat, 6/08/11 | Books, News, Research
New research on communities facing natural disaster presented in Washington DC

Presenting new research in Washington DC, Dr Diane Bretherton and Anouk Ride say evidence indicates when facing a natural disaster most people are cooperative, altruistic and resilient. “If you face a natural disaster, you will most likely turn to your neighbors and your community for help, advice and to help others you see as suffering … Read more


PNA Tuna to have a media boost (Comments Off)

Published on Sun, 1/05/11 | News
PNA Tuna to have a media boost

Anouk Ride signed a consultancy contract for media liasion for the PNA, an innovative group of Pacific Islands that sustainably manage and develop the world’s largest purse seine tuna fishery. The contract will commence in May 2011. For details on the PNA see www.pnatuna.com More details about upcoming PNA events and stories will be available … Read more


University of Southern Queensland Symposium – Natural disasters, trauma and sentimentality (2)

Published on Tue, 22/02/11 | News, Research
University of Southern Queensland Symposium – Natural disasters, trauma and sentimentality

A paper was presented by Anouk Ride on behalf of the research team including Dr Diane Bretherton and Dr Asha Bedar on the effects of sentimentality on natural disasters (particularly in the case of the Pakistan earthquake) to the Trauma and Sentimentality Symposium recently held by the Public Memory Research Centre of the University of … Read more


Events in Egypt recall Indonesia (0)

Published on Fri, 11/02/11 | News
Events in Egypt recall Indonesia

Recent events in Egypt and other parts of the Arab World recall Indonesia’s transition to democracy, spearheaded by student demonstrations and as described in New Internationalist’s edition entitled Indonesia edited by Anouk Ride. Read the full report here: Power of Protest


Indigenous pilgrims visit grave of Conaci from The Grand Experiment (0)

Published on Thu, 20/01/11 | News
Indigenous pilgrims visit grave of Conaci from The Grand Experiment

Readers of The Grand Experiment will be pleased that one of the boys whose story is featured in the book was honoured by a pilgrimage and ceremony at the site of his unmarked grave. Read details here: http://www.marymackillop.org.au/canonisation/view_newsarticle.cfm?loadref=41&id=432 After publication of the book in 2007, the story generated a lot of interest in Australia, and … Read more