Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies releases IRDR Conference Special Issue

Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies

Volume 19, IRDR Conference Special Issue
Published March 2015  

This special issue consists of papers with an explicitly social focus which were presented at the Second Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Conference held in Beijing, China, on the 7th to 9th of June, 2014.

The papers included are:

  • The importance of theory, analysis and practice to integrated disaster research: Introduction to the IRDR Conference Special Issue Thomas J. Huggins & David M. Johnston
  • Community-led disaster risk management: A Māori response to Ōtautahi (Christchurch) earthquakes Christine M. Kenney, Suzanne R. Pjibbs, Douglas Paton, John Reid & David M. Johnston
  • Defining disaster: The need for harmonisation of terminology Lidia Mayner & Paul Arbon
  • A needs-based approach for exploring vulnerability and response to disaster risk in rural communities in low income countries David Oscar Yawson, Michael Osei Adu, Frederick Ato Armah, Joseph Kusi, Isaac Gershon Ansah & Canford Chiroro
  • Emergency preparedness and perceptions of vulnerability among disabled people following the Christchurch earthquakes: Applying lessons learnt to the Hyogo Framework for Action Suzanne Phibbs, Gretchen Good, Christina Severinsen, Esther Woodbury & Kerry Williamson
  • Environment as trickster: Epistemology and materiality in disaster mitigation Roberto E. Barrios

See Volume 19, IRDR Conference Special Issue