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(En)clave Comahue. Revista Patagónica de Estudios Sociales     Open Access  
3C Empresa     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
A contrario     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
AAS Open Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Abant İzzet Baysal Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Abant Kültürel Araştırmalar Dergisi     Open Access  
Abordajes : Revista de Ciencias Sociales y Humanas     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
About Performance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Academicus International Scientific Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Access     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29)
ACCESS: Critical Perspectives on Communication, Cultural & Policy Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
ACCORD Occasional Paper     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Accountability in Research: Policies and Quality Assurance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Acta Academica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Acta Humana     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Acta Scientiarum. Human and Social Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Acta Universitatis Sapientiae, Philologica     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Actes de la Journée des Sciences et Savoirs     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Adelphi series     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Adıyaman Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi     Open Access  
Adıyaman Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi / Adiyaman University Journal of Social Sciences     Open Access  
Administrative Science Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 242)
Administrative Theory & Praxis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Adnan Menderes Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi     Open Access  
Adultspan Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Advocate: Newsletter of the National Tertiary Education Union     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
África     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Africa Spectrum     Open Access   (Followers: 17)
African Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 74)
African Renaissance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
African Research Review     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
African Social Science Review     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Afrika Focus     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Afyon Kocatepe Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi     Open Access  
Ágora : revista de divulgação científica     Open Access  
Ágora de Heterodoxias     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ağrı İbrahim Çeçen Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ahi Evran Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi     Open Access  
Akademik Bakış Uluslararası Hakemli Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Akademik Hassasiyetler     Open Access  
Akademik İncelemeler Dergisi     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Akademika : Journal of Southeast Asia Social Sciences and Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
AKADEMOS     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Al Farabi Uluslararası Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi     Open Access  
Al-Mabsut : Jurnal Studi Islam dan Sosial     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
AL-Qadissiya Magzine for Human Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Aleph : UCLA Undergraduate Research Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Aletheia : Revista de Desarrollo Humano, Educativo y Social Contemporáneo     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Algarrobo-MEL     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Alinteri Journal of Social Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Alliage     Free  
Alteridade     Open Access  
Ambigua : Revista de Investigaciones sobre Género y Estudios Culturales     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
American Communist History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Anais do Congresso de Pesquisa e Extensão e da Semana de Ciências Sociais da UEMG/Barbacena     Open Access  
Anais Eletrônicos do Congresso Epistemologias do Sul     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
ANALES de la Universidad Central del Ecuador     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Anales de la Universidad de Chile     Open Access  
Análisis     Open Access  
Analysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Andamios. Revista de Investigacion Social     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Anduli : Revista Andaluza de Ciencias Sociales     Open Access  
Anemon Muş Alparslan Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi     Open Access  
Anka E-Dergi     Open Access  
Ankara Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi     Open Access  
Ankara University SBF Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Annals of Humanities and Development Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 49)
Annuaire de l’EHESS     Open Access  
Anthropocene Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Anthurium : A Caribbean Studies Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Approches inductives : Travail intellectuel et construction des connaissances     Open Access  
Apuntes : Revista de Ciencias Sociales     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Apuntes de Investigación del CECYP     Open Access  
Arbejdspapirer : Professionshøjskolen Metropol     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Arbetsliv i omvandling     Open Access  
Arbor     Open Access  
Argomenti. Rivista di economia, cultura e ricerca sociale     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Argumentos : Revista do Departamento de Ciências Sociais da Unimontes     Open Access  
Argumentos. Revista de crítica social     Open Access  
Around the Globe     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Arquivos do CMD : Cultura, Memória e Desenvolvimento     Open Access  
Articulo - Journal of Urban Research     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Artvin Coruh University International Journal of Social Sciences     Open Access  
Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Asian Journal of German and European Studies     Open Access  
Asian Journal of Quality of Life     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asian Journal of Social Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Asian Journal of Social Sciences and Management Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Asian Research Journal of Arts & Social Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asian Social Science     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Astrolabio, Nueva Época     Open Access  
Asya Araştırmaları Uluslararasi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi / Journal of Asian Studies     Open Access  
Atatürk Dergisi     Open Access  
Atatürk Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Dergisi     Open Access  
Ateneo Chinese Studies Program Lecture Series     Open Access  
Aurum Journal of Social Sciences     Open Access  
Australasian Review of African Studies, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Australian Aboriginal Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand Psychodrama Association Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Australian Journal of Emergency Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29)
Australian Journal on Volunteering     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Australian Population Studies     Open Access  
Austrian Journal of South-East Asian Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bandung : Journal of the Global South     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
BARATARIA. Revista Castellano-Manchega de Ciencias sociales     Open Access  
Barn : Forskning om barn og barndom i Norden     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Basic and Applied Social Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 45)
Basic Income Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Bayero Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Behavioural Sciences Undergraduate Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Berkeley Undergraduate Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Beykent Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi     Open Access  
Bhakti Persada : Jurnal Aplikasi IPTEKS     Open Access  
Big Data & Society     Open Access   (Followers: 52)
Bildhaan : An International Journal of Somali Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Bilecik Şeyh Edebali University Journal of Social Science Institute     Open Access  
Bingöl Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi     Open Access  
Black Sea Journal of Public and Social Science     Open Access  
Black Women, Gender & Families     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
BMC Medical Ethics     Open Access   (Followers: 23)
Bodhi : An Interdisciplinary Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Body Image     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
BOGA : Basque Studies Consortium Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Boletín Cultural y Bibliográfico     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Boletín Memoria     Open Access  
Border Crossing : Transnational Working Papers     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Brain and Cognition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 38)
British Review of New Zealand Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
BU Academic Review     Open Access  
Bulletin de l’Institut Français d’Études Andines     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Bulletin of Social Informatics Theory and Application     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Búsqueda     Open Access  
Caderno CRH     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Cadernos de Ciências Sociais Aplicadas     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cadernos de Estudos Sociais     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Cadernos de Saúde     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
California Italian Studies Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
California Journal of Politics and Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cambio : Rivista sulle Trasformazioni Sociali     Open Access  
Caminho Aberto : Revista de Extensão do IFSC     Open Access  
Campos en Ciencias Sociales     Open Access  
Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Canadian Social Science     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
Caradde : Jurnal Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat     Open Access  
Caribbean Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Castalia : Revista de Psicología de la Academia     Open Access  
Catalan Social Sciences Review     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Catalyst : A Social Justice Forum     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Catholic Social Science Review     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
CBU International Conference Proceedings     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Cemoti, Cahiers d'études sur la méditerranée orientale et le monde turco-iranien     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Challenges     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Chandrakasem Rajabhat University Journal of Graduate School     Open Access  
Changing Societies & Personalities     Open Access  
China Journal of Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Chinese Journal of Social Science and Management     Open Access  
Chinese Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Cidadania em Ação : Revista de Extensão e Cultura: Notícias     Open Access  
Ciencia e Interculturalidad     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Ciência ET Praxis     Open Access  
Ciencia Sociales y Económicas     Open Access  
Ciencia y Sociedad     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Ciencia, Cultura y Sociedad     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Ciencia, Técnica y Mainstreaming Social     Open Access  
Ciencias Holguin     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Ciências Sociais Unisinos     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Ciencias Sociales y Educación     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Ciencias Sociales y Religión/Ciências Sociais e Religião     Open Access  
CienciaUAT     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Científic@ : Multidisciplinary Journal     Open Access  
Citizen Science : Theory and Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Citizenship Teaching & Learning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Ciudad Paz-ando     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Civilizar Ciencias Sociales y Humanas     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Civitas - Revista de Ciências Sociais     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Claroscuro     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
CLIO América     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
CMU Journal of Law and Social Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Cogent Social Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Cognitive and Behavioral Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Colección Académica de Ciencias Sociales     Open Access  
Colonial Academic Alliance Undergraduate Research Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Communication, Politics & Culture     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
Communities, Children and Families Australia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Community Empowerment     Open Access  
Compendium     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Comprehensive Results in Social Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Comprehensive Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Comuni@cción     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Comunitania : Revista Internacional de Trabajo Social y Ciencias Sociales     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
ConCiencia     Open Access  
Confluenze Rivista di Studi Iberoamericani     Open Access  
Connections     Open Access  
Contemporary Journal of African Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Contemporary Social Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
CONTRA : RELATOS desde el Sur     Open Access  

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    • Abstract: Littleproud, David
      Australia is facing disasters, which are increasing in both their frequency and intensity. Driven by a changing climate, these disasters require a coordinated, collaborative and national response to reduce impact and severity.

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    • Abstract: Bremner, Collene
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  • Volume 35 Issue 3 - When do local governments reduce risk': Knowledge
           gaps and a research agenda
    • Abstract: Beccari, Benjamin
      Local governments are important actors in achieving the targets of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (UNDRR 2015). While they play a key role, their level of action on disaster risk reduction varies substantially and the evidence base to explain this variation is limited. This paper reviews three strands of research that improve this evidence base and recommends further research. Data on local government action is generally limited or unavailable, although some survey work has generated valuable insights. Promising theoretical models from the public administration literature could be more strongly applied to disaster risk reduction. Research over the past few decades shows quantitative evidence for a range of factors that influence local government action including disaster events and risk, leadership, political system, advocacy, community characteristics and local government characteristics and resources. Avenues for further data collection, theoretical development and action research are explored.

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  • Volume 35 Issue 3 - Simulated disaster: How games prepare us for
           emergencies and crises
    • Abstract: Lukosch, Heide
      Games can help us prepare for emergencies and manage crises as they enable players to experience emergency situations in a safe and interactive way.

      PubDate: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 00:23:40 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 3 - The 1960 Chilean earthquake and tsunami helped prepare
           Australia for tsunami
    • Abstract: Sexton, Jane; Davies, Gareth; White, Kate
      In the early hours of 23 May 1960, an earthquake and tsunami struck Chile. There were no morning television shows and newspapers had already been printed for the day. Tsunami warning systems for Australia did not exist and there were no tools nor knowledge to help Australia prepare. Thankfully, we live in different times.

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  • Volume 35 Issue 3 - Animal management and welfare in natural disasters
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    • Abstract: Glassey, Steve
      Review(s) of: Animal management and welfare in natural disasters, by James Sawyer and Gerardo Huertas, PUBLISHED BY Routledge, ISBN 978-1-138-19066-5.

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  • Volume 35 Issue 3 - Uncovering exposure to natural hazards
    • Abstract: Patch, Bethany
      As Australian communities recover from one natural hazard and prepare for the next one, there are important questions to ask about which areas are most exposed to possible loss of life, landscape and property.

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  • Volume 35 Issue 3 - The new Australian disaster resilience index: A tool
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    • Abstract: Patch, Bethany
      An understanding of disaster resilience will help communities better prepare for, absorb and respond to natural hazards. A newly launched website helps explain and measure resilience so that we can adapt and transform our communities for the better.

      PubDate: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 00:23:40 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 3 - Readiness for the next major bushfire emergency
    • Abstract: Gissing, Andrew; Bibby, Neil
      Australia needs to be ambitious in its thinking about readiness for major bushfires; in particular, how future bushfires are managed and fought. Bushfires over 2019-2020 caused 35 fatalities, widespread disruption and significant damage with 3093 homes being destroyed and major damage to community infrastructure. We must learn from this experience.

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  • Volume 35 Issue 3 - Bushfire lessons from cultural burns
    • Abstract: Weir, Jessica
      Whether cultural burns are the answer or not, depends on the question. During the Australian summer of 2019-20, Aboriginal peoples' landscape fires-often called cultural, traditional or Aboriginal burns-were central in discussions about bushfire responses. Aboriginal peoples have traditionally lit 'cool' fires to reduce the occurrence of hot fires and for other reasons. But what question is really being asked about cultural burning'

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  • Volume 35 Issue 3 - Urban planning capabilities for bushfire: Treatment
           categories and scenario testing
    • Abstract: March, Alan; Riddell, Graeme; de Moraes, Leonardo Nogueira; Stanley, Janet; van Delden, Hedwig; Beilin, Ruth; Dovers, Stephen; Maier, Holger
      The challenges facing settlements relating to bushfire require integrated approaches that manage risks across a wide range of factors. This paper sets out a framework demonstrating how urban planning, when coupled with appropriate decision support and future scenario testing, can reduce risks relating to bushfire while considering future growth. Examples of how planning can modify aspects of risk in association with scenario testing are included. Five main categories of risk reduction treatments are shown. The paper contributes to risk reduction by providing practical mechanisms for risk avoidance and treatment via urban and land-use planning systems combined with forward scenario testing to guide existing settlements and future growth.

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  • Volume 35 Issue 3 - Engaging stakeholders in pre-event recovery planning:
           Using a recovery capitals framework
    • Abstract: Ripley, Sam; Kaiser, Lucy H; Campbell, Emily; Shadwell, Josef; Johnson, David; Neely, Dan
      In 2018-2019, the Wellington Region Emergency Management Office in New Zealand, in partnership with Te Hiranga Ru QuakeCoRE, ran a series of workshops on the five recovery environments (built, cultural, economic, natural and social) to develop the region's recovery framework. To get balanced and diverse perspectives, workshop attendees included representatives from central and local governments, iwi1, community groups, businesses, not-for-profits and academia. This paper uses a case study to highlight the challenges and opportunities of a collective partnership approach to preevent planning. The workshop outputs are used to develop a regional recovery framework and to improve emergency management engagement before and after an emergency event. This paper demonstrates and evaluates a novel approach for engaging stakeholders about pre-event recovery planning. This can guide similar efforts for Civil Defence and Emergency Management agencies in other locations in New Zealand as well as elsewhere.

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  • Volume 35 Issue 3 - The many-headed beast of wildfire risks in
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    • Abstract: Huggins, Thomas J; Langer, ERLisa; McLennan, Jim; Johnston, David M; Yang, Lili
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  • Volume 35 Issue 3 - Stakeholder engagement for disaster management in
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    • Abstract: Bajracharya, Bhishna; Hastings, Peter
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  • Volume 35 Issue 3 - Implementing research to support disaster risk
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    • Abstract: Owen, Christine; Krusel, Noreen; Bethune, Loriana
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  • Volume 35 Issue 3 - Disruptions and mental-health outcomes following
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      In 2017, areas of northern New South Wales experienced significant flooding as a result of ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Such events are likely to become more frequent and severe due to climate change. There is a current gap in the literature investigating the effects of indirect disruption caused by flooding (e.g. loss of access to health and social care for people who have not had their property inundated) on mental health. A survey was conducted of flood-affected communities across northern New South Wales six months after the event to investigate relationships between the flood and adverse mental health outcomes. Responses were used to investigate associations between indirect disruptions and psychological morbidity. Respondents who reported indirect disruption were significantly more likely to report experiences consistent with probable post-traumatic stress disorder than those who did not report any disruption. Those who reported a loss of health and social care or a disruption to their utilities were more likely to experience adverse mental health outcomes. This study showed that indirect disruption due to flooding is associated significantly with adverse mental health. Post-disaster recovery managers might consider allocating mental health support for people who have experienced indirect disruptions.

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  • Volume 35 Issue 3 - Disaster memorial events for increasing awareness and
           preparedness: 150 years since the Arica tsunami in Aotearoa- New Zealand
    • Abstract: Thomas, Kristie-Lee; Kaiser, Lucy; Campbell, Emily; Johnston, David; Campbell, Hamish; Solomon, Rana; Jack, Helen; Borrero, Jose; Northern, Ali
      On 15 August 1868, a great earthquake struck off the coast of the Chile-Peru border generating a tsunami that travelled across the Pacific Ocean. Wharekauri-Rekohu-The Chatham Islands, located 800 km east of Christchurch city, was one of the worst affected locations in Aotearoa-New Zealand. Tsunami waves, including three over six metres high, injured and killed people, destroyed buildings and infrastructure and affected the environment, economy and communities. Advancements in disaster risk reduction systems and technology have significantly advanced since then, as has Aotearoa-New Zealand's capacity to be ready for and respond to earthquakes and tsunami. However, collective memory of this event and other tsunami events has diminished. In 2018, a team of scientists, emergency managers and communication specialists collaborated to organise a memorial event on the Chatham Islands and coordinate a multi-agency media campaign to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the 1868 Arica tsunami. This paper describes the purpose and variety of contexts in which anniversary memorial events are held. The 1868 Arica tsunami event and the design and components of the 150th anniversary memorial event are examined to detail the educative function this memorial held and potential improvements for future memorial events. The importance of commemorating centennial disaster anniversaries using memorial events is highlighted as it raises awareness and increases community preparedness for future events: 'lest we forget and let us learn'.

      PubDate: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 00:23:40 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 2 - Our World, Our Say: Children and young people lead
           Australia's largest climate and disaster risk survey
    • Abstract: Williams, Megan; Little, Brigid
      PubDate: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 02:34:21 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 2 - 'Child-Centred Urban Resilience Framework': A tool for
           inclusive city planning
    • Abstract: Pokharel, Suresh; McDonald, Kirsten; Saxby, Anna
      Plan International and Arup developed the 'Child-Centred Urban Resilience Framework' to involve vulnerable groups in planning processes. The framework guides organisations to design, plan and implement community resilience activities in urban settings.

      PubDate: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 02:34:21 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 2 - International guide to value and engage children and
           youth in disaster risk reduction
    • Abstract: Mizutori, Mami
      In Australia, and around the world, disasters disproportionately and often severely impact on children and youth. New international guidelines have been developed and refined to give worldwide access to expertise, communities-of-practice and networks of disaster risk reduction practitioners.

      PubDate: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 02:34:21 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 2 - Foreword
    • Abstract: Glasser, Robert
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  • Volume 35 Issue 2 - Fostering student participation in disaster risk
           reduction through disaster video games
    • Abstract: Gampell, Anthony; Gaillard, JC; Parsons, Meg; De, Loic Le
      The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (Sendai Framework), the New Zealand National Disaster Resilience Strategy and the Australian National Strategy for Disaster Resilience fully integrate the concept of education into the overall goal of disaster risk reduction (DRR). While the links between the two overarching strategies could be more significant, especially considering the social construction of disasters, the flexibility offered by both curricula to how teachers approach the subject allows for a stronger inclusion of DRR activities. While it is acknowledged that children are greatly affected by disasters, the perspectives of children are often the least heard and included in DRR. Research into the use of disaster video games as learning tools brings together the perspectives of teachers and students to consider how to foster children's participation in DRR and support the aims of the Sendai Framework. This paper summarises a video game research project using three series of case studies. This process has led to genuine and meaningful outcomes based on the needs of teachers and students and offers a potential pathway to address gaps in policy and practice to reduce the risks associated with disasters.

      PubDate: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 02:34:21 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 2 - Participatory mapping 2.0: New ways for children's
           participation in disaster risk reduction
    • Abstract: De, Loic Le; Gaillard, JC; Gampell, Anthony; Loodin, Nickola; Cadag, Jake
      In recent years, new forms of participatory mapping have emerged that foster the participation of children in disaster risk reduction. Participatory mapping enables children to produce insightful representations of their local area, including their perceptions of hazards, vulnerability and capacities. This caters for a diversity of knowledge and perceptions on hazards and disaster. Such maps provide a way that children can participate in decision-making processes about disaster risk reduction with adults. Furthermore, technology and games using devices such as global positioning systems, mobile phones, digital cameras, virtual reality and video games provide opportunities to conduct participatory mapping with children. This paper reviews different forms of participatory mapping and their purpose and associated strengths and weaknesses in children's participation in disaster risk reduction activities. Drawing on case studies of participatory Minecraft and LEGO mapping, this paper discusses new opportunities and related challenges to conducting participatory mapping with children.

      PubDate: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 02:34:21 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 2 - Why focus on children: A literature review of
           child-centred climate change adaptation approaches
    • Abstract: Treichel, Pia
      The effects of climate change are particularly acute for children. Not only do these effects pose risks to children's health, safety and survival in the near term, their younger age means they will be exposed to the increasing consequences into the future and for a greater proportion of their lives. As such, children are often presented in climate change debates, research and practice as being especially vulnerable and in particular need of support. However, this can lead to the portrayal of children as passive victims. This paper provides an overview of adaptation research and practice literature concerning children and young people, with a particular focus on whether and how child-centred responses to climate change can contribute to building the resilience of households and communities. In light of the increasing recognition of the roles of children and young people in climate advocacy, it is timely to consider how to more effectively include children in climate change adaptation action more broadly, and the consequences for them and their communities.

      PubDate: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 02:34:21 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 2 - Comprehensive school safety policy: Trends in the
           Pacific region
    • Abstract: Jiwanji, Alefiyah; Paci-Green, Rebekah; McFarlane, Kate
      This article presents trends in policies related to comprehensive school safety in the Pacific region. Seven Pacific Island countries were surveyed in 2017. The majority had enabling policy environments that support school safety as well as specific policies supporting safe facilities, school disaster management and disaster-related education. Yet policy gaps were identified in all these areas. Respondents identified ongoing challenges such as poor integration of disaster management and education policies, a failing to address comprehensive school safety responsibilities, a lack of targets and indicators and resource scarcity. This survey provides insights into how to improve the design and implementation of policies used for risk reduction and resilience in the education sector of the Pacific region.

      PubDate: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 02:34:21 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 2 - Australia's natural hazards risk profile
    • Abstract: Gissing, Andrew; Langbein, Foster
      This summer's Australian bushfire crisis has stirred commentary around disaster mitigation investments and their efficacy. The Australia Government recently released a 'National Disaster Risk Reduction Framework' with a key priority being accountable decision-making.

      PubDate: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 02:34:21 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 2 - Disaster and renewal: Bobin Public School
    • Abstract: Parker, Sarah
      PubDate: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 02:34:21 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 2 - Vale Kevin Ronan
    • PubDate: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 02:34:21 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 2 - Fireflies art project at Towamba Public School
    • Abstract: Grant, Nicola; McCredie, Vicki
      Towamba is a small village of around 150 people west of Eden in New South Wales, with a further hundred living in outlying areas. Towamba Public School has 21 students and an enduring tradition of community volunteering and participation, supported by an active, strong and forward-thinking Parent and Citizens Association.

      PubDate: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 02:34:21 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 2 - Education for young people program and network
    • Abstract: Little, Brigid
      Disaster resilience education enables students to develop the knowledge and skills to take protective action before, during and after an emergency or disaster.

      PubDate: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 02:34:21 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 2 - The community trauma toolkit: Helping adults and
           children before, during and after trauma
    • Abstract: Masters, Jessica
      Exposure to disaster is unfortunately common for children. To help children and young people affected before, during and after these events, Emerging Minds and the Australian National University developed resources that provide information and activities to help people work with children during traumatic times.

      PubDate: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 02:34:21 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 2 - Search and rescue team classification: BASARNAS of
           Indonesia
    • Abstract: Okita, Yosuke; Shaw, Rajib
      The network of international search and rescue teams, International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG), has had a classification system since 2005 known as the INSARAG External Classification (IEC). The purpose of IEC is to ensure that all the international urban search and rescue teams acquire the minimum operational standards set by INSARAG. The National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) of Indonesia is applying for IEC certification in November 2019 with support from Singapore. This paper reviews the IEC process for BASARNAS and critically evaluates the effectiveness of IEC as a tool for urban search and rescue capacity building. Through the preparation for IEC, the internationally deployed BASARNAS team successfully strengthened its search and rescue capabilities. The IEC process identified gaps in current levels of operation and INSARAG requirements. Having an IEC-classified team in Indonesia would lead to strengthening capability of domestic first responders.

      PubDate: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 02:34:21 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 2 - Habitat-III and the New Urban Agenda: Implications for
           Australia
    • Abstract: Pokharel, Suresh; Archer, Frank
      The world is rapidly urbanising. In 1950, only 30 per cent of the world's population lived in urban areas. That proportion has increased to 55 per cent in 2018 (United Nations 2018a) and is predicted to reach 68 per cent by 2050 (United Nations 2018b). Governments are struggling to cope with the pace of urbanisation as well as maximising the opportunities urban centres can offer. In Australia, urbanisation has created issues including economic, environmental, social infrastructure, waste disposal, energy and natural resources. The United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat- III), held in October 2016 in Quito, Ecuador, generated the 'New Urban Agenda' (United Nations 2016a) that is a shared vision of the global community and a global framework for sustainable urban development and urbanisation for the next 20 years. This paper discusses the main features of the 'New Urban Agenda', its development, key elements and relationships. The paper highlights Australia's role in implementing the New Urban Agenda and considers how Australian cities are preparing for sustainable and equitable growth.

      PubDate: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 02:34:21 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 2 - Kura e Tai Aniwhaniwha (schools and tsunami):
           
    • Abstract: Kaiser, Lucy; Boersen, Kate
      Recent events in Aotearoa New Zealand, such as the Canterbury earthquakes in 2010 and 2011 and the Kaikoura earthquake in 2016, highlight the need for comprehensive and inclusive disaster education programs that are geographically and contextually relevant. Disaster risk reduction activities in Aotearoa New Zealand have historically adopted a top-down, expert-driven approach. They have also employed relatively homogenous methods for how communities in New Zealand can prepare for and respond to disasters. As a result, the inclusion of Maori communities and voices within traditional disaster risk reduction planning has been sparse. In addition, there is a lack of preparedness materials for tsunami designed specifically by Maori with Maori community needs front and centre. This paper documents a pilot education project taking an inclusive approach to increasing the knowledge and preparedness of tamariki (children) and rangatahi (youth) in coastal areas of Aotearoa New Zealand that are vulnerable to tsunami. Research was undertaken to develop a toolkit with kura kaupapa Maori (Maori-language immersion schools) and schools located in tsunami evacuation zones in Hawke's Bay, on the east coast of the North Island. A Maori-led, bi-cultural approach to developing and running the activities was taken. The aim was to create culturally and locally relevant materials for akonga (students) and kura kaupapa Maori as well as giving akonga a proactive role in making their communities better prepared for a tsunami event.

      PubDate: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 02:34:21 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 2 - Latrobe Youth Film Festival: Promoting the voice of
           young people through film
    • Abstract: Bird, Deanne
      A disastrous fire at the Hazelwood coal mine in 2014, and subsequent government inquiries, revealed the inequalities and disadvantage experienced by communities in the Latrobe Valley. Following the inquiry, the Victorian Government implemented a place-based approach to support people's health and wellbeing, particularly the Latrobe Valley's youth. In December 2019, a six-month project culminated in the inaugural Latrobe Youth Film Festival Red Carpet event. The Latrobe Youth Film Festival project is a collaboration between Latrobe Youth Space, We Are Latrobe and the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services Latrobe Health Innovation Zone team. The project's primary aim was to promote the voice of young people in matters that are important to them. This paper outlines the development and implementation of the project.

      PubDate: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 02:34:21 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 1 - Children, councils and creative approaches to
           resilience at national awards
    • Abstract: Haritos, Costa
      A range of high quality initiatives were celebrated at the 20th Resilient Australia Awards, with a focus on child-centred disaster education and empowerment to action. The line-up of national winners featured community engagement, local government partnerships and other initiatives that captured strength in the face of disaster.

      PubDate: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:24:50 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 1 - Foreword
    • Abstract: Leck, Amanda
      PubDate: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:24:50 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 1 - Is emergency planning for infants and young children
           adequate'
    • Abstract: Gribble, Karleen
      Emergency plans should account for the special needs of vulnerable groups to mitigate the risks they face and to provide appropriate assistance. Australian research has examined the vulnerability of children, particularly infants.

      PubDate: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:24:50 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 1 - Lessons from USA summit can help protect animals and
           people
    • Abstract: Glassey, Steve
      Emergency management has come a long way over the past decade in recognising the intrinsic link that humans have with animals. Including consideration for animals throughout the phases of risk reduction, readiness, response and recovery has significant benefits for animal welfare and also for the safety and wellbeing of humans.

      PubDate: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:24:50 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 1 - Local recovery planning process for Wujal Wujal
    • Abstract: Marsh, Alexandra
      Following the North and Far North Queensland Monsoon in January 2019, the Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire Council has undertaken recovery activities. This case study looks at the recovery planning techniques used by the Queensland Reconstruction Authority and the local community.

      PubDate: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:24:50 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 1 - Bringing future resilience to life with national
           forums
    • Abstract: Osuchowski, Monica
      Forums on Understanding Disaster Risk were held across Australia in October 2019 as part of a national discussion on climate and disaster risk.

      PubDate: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:24:50 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 1 - Helping men, women and children
    • Abstract: Parkinson, Debra
      Disasters, like the current bushfires in Australia, place pressure on men to be silent and stoic protectors, which makes them reluctant to seek help. What does this mean for families in such terrible times'

      PubDate: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:24:50 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 1 - Unpacking the meaning of resilience: The Tarnagulla
           community definition comparing to the literature
    • Abstract: Vahanvati, Mittul
      In 2018, the Tarnagulla Alternative Energy Group in regional Victoria took steps to plan futures for their town and its local community that strengthened resilience to the many challenges in the area including those from climate change. Believing that 'anticipation strategies work against known problems, while resilient strategies are better against unknown problems' (IFRC 2012, p.5) the group turned to the RMIT Climate Change Transformations group to unpack the meaning of resilience as it related to the town and community. The purpose was to produce a locally-focused Resilience Action Plan. Despite an international consensus and media propagation of resilience as a silver bullet to address future uncertainties, the concept remains contentious and challenging to implement. This paper considers how the various framings of resilience - the 'conceptual' (in literature) and the 'operational' (in policy) - relate to the Tarnagulla community's lived experience and the implications. The comparison allows to unpack a mixture of the complexities in understanding the nature of values, preferences, expectations, capacities, contested knowledge, as well as, the uncertainties. Study findings show that communities are best placed to frame their resilience, collectively and from a 'systems' perspective, and that implementing actions, which may require radical change, hinge on a political voice and sustained support from policy makers

      PubDate: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:24:50 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 1 - Living with bushfires on the urban-bush interface
    • Abstract: Koksal, Kubra; McLennan, Jim; Bearman, Christopher
      Due to the attractiveness of living in a natural environment, more people are likely to reside in urban-bush interface areas that expose them to dangers from bushfires. Surveys conducted after fires over 2009-2015, indicated that many residents in urban-bush interface areas under-estimate their bushfire risk and do not prepare adequately for these events. For this study, householders living in urban-bush interface areas of Melbourne completed an online survey that showed that the attractiveness of the natural environment setting was the major reason for living in the location. The majority of respondents indicated bushfires as a negative feature of living in the urban-bush- interface. Compared with findings from post-bushfire surveys during 2009-2015, a greater number of respondents had a bushfire survival plan to evacuate as well as being prepared to evacuate if threatened. However, one in eight householders planned to 'wait and see' how a fire developed before taking action. Also, levels of activities to reduce house vulnerability to bushfire were low. For some householders, this was because they believed such preparations would be ineffective and, thus, pointless. This unpreparedness presents challenges to emergency management organisations and, in particular, fire agencies.

      PubDate: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:24:50 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 1 - The heat of the moment [Book Review]
    • Abstract: Ingham, Valerie
      Review(s) of: The heat of the moment, by Sabrina Cohen-Hatton, Published by Penguin Random House, ISBN 9780857525765.

      PubDate: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:24:50 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 1 - The missing link in emergency management: Evaluating
           community engagement
    • Abstract: Taylor, Maureen; Ryan, Barbara; Johnston, Kim A
      Community engagement programs in Australia are widely adopted by emergency management organisations as one way to get communities to recognise hazards and risks and prepare for emergency events. However, evaluation of these programs remains a challenge. A study with 30 community engagement practitioners and managers from Australian emergency management organisations, councils and not-for-profit organisations was undertaken to examine how they use measurement and evaluation of community engagement for preparedness. The findings suggest that while community engagement teams understand the importance of measuring the effects of engagement efforts and preparedness activities, most still do not link engagement activities with higher-level engagement outcomes that influence communities.

      PubDate: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:24:50 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 1 - Staying on task: A tool to help state and
           regional-level emergency management teams
    • Abstract: Hayes, Peter; Bearman, Chris; Thomason, Mark; Bremner, Peter
      The demands on teams coordinating emergency management at state and regional levels can be considerable. These teams may be supporting multiple incidents and are prioritising resources, liaising with other organisations and managing public interests. Also, during large-scale emergencies, teams will be working under conditions of stress and fatigue, which are known to impair cognitive processes such as memory and decision-making. This paper describes a checklist-based cognitive aid that can be used by teams to help retain their focus on tasks that need to be completed. This checklist is based on a hierarchical task analysis that was developed with emergency management agencies using observations, subject matter expert advice and prototype piloting. The checklist is a simple, straightforward set of prompts that help managers keep track of operational tasks and, thus, helps to reduce mental workload and improve cognition. The checklist can be used as a prompt to help emergency managers address the tasks they have oversight for, as a training and development resource, and as a diagnostic and monitoring tool to assess how well a control centre is operating. This can be assessed in real time and through the after-action review process. The checklist is a flexible tool that can help people better manage emergency response activities.

      PubDate: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:24:50 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 1 - Standardised search markings to include animals
    • Abstract: Glassey, Steve; Thompson, Eric
      When earthquakes and other natural hazards strike, it is not only humans that can become trapped in collapsed structures. This paper details current international practice of structural search markings used after disaster events. It also explores developing search markings to include markings for animals so that rescuers also take note of the presence and status of animals rescued from the location. Historically, companion animal owners have been known to consistently breach cordons to search for their animals. Currently, disaster search marking systems do not accommodate the rescue status of animals being removed or that are still trapped. An animal-specific search marking system is recommended and decision makers within search marking bodies should consider adoption or development of such marking systems. The availability of an animal search marking could reduce confusion during human-focused rescue efforts and contribute to the legitimisation of technical animal rescue as an independent discipline.

      PubDate: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:24:50 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 1 - Social vulnerability to natural hazards in Wollongong:
           Comparing strength-based and traditional methods
    • Abstract: Ogie, Robert; Pradhan, Biswajeet
      Social vulnerability is a widely recognised way of assessing the sensitivity of a population to natural hazards and its ability to respond to and recover from them. In the traditional approach to computing social vulnerability, the emphasis is mainly on the weaknesses only (e.g. old age, low income, language barriers). This study presents a strength-based social vulnerability index that identifies the strengths that communities have that help minimise disaster risk exposure. The strength-based social vulnerability index method is compared with the traditional approach using various statistical procedures like the one-sample T-test and the Wilcoxon signed rank test. This is performed through a case study measuring the social vulnerability for the 108 suburbs of Wollongong in New South Wales. The results show there is a significant difference between the values obtained from measurements using the strength-based social vulnerability index technique and those generated by the traditional approach. The implications of the results for emergency and disaster management are broadly discussed.

      PubDate: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:24:50 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Issue 1 - Out of the storm: Extreme weather resilience for
           community homelessness
    • Abstract: Every, Danielle; Pedler, Alana; Collyer-Braham, Sarah
      This paper reports on the outcomes of a collaborative, strengths-based program developed to improve the preparedness of people experiencing homelessness during extreme weather in South Australia. The program, Out of the Storm, provided resources for dealing with heat, cold and storms that were co-designed by people experiencing homelessness, emergency services and health provider representatives and volunteer graphic designers. The program employed peer outreach workers who delivered 278 emergency kits and maps and who conducted 466 conversations about extreme weather with other people in experiencing homelessness in South Australia. This paper outlines the Out of the Storm program, including how principles of Trauma-Informed Extreme Weather Resilience Education were incorporated. This evaluation demonstrated that the Out of the Storm activities gave people access to relevant information and weather-protection items and built confidence, opportunities and social connections within the community and with emergency services organisations and health providers.

      PubDate: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:24:50 GMT
       
 
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