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Alternative Data Sources for Impact-Based Forecasts and Warnings and Impact Modelling Risk Communication
Introduction Impact modelling and early warning systems play a key role in community resilience. Identifying the specific impacts of a hazard allows communities to adjust their behaviours and better prepare. Availability ...
Development of an Earthquake Casualty Model for New Zealand
In the past 8 years, earthquakes in New Zealand have injured over 12,000 people and killed 187. This has had a huge impact on the affected individuals, families, businesses and communities across the country. Understanding ...
Disaster Apps: Usability Factors Affecting Continued Intention to Use
Smartphone applications (apps) have the potential to improve disaster resilience by providing an avenue to communicate relevant and time-critical information to the public. Multiple disaster apps already exist; however, ...
An Example of How Community Participation can be Successfully Incorporated into the Disaster Risk Assessment Process, Aotearoa-New Zealand
(Quake CoRE, 2018)
During disasters, exposed communities bear the brunt of impacts and are first to respond. People of these communities obtain local and/or indigenous understanding of locally-specific challenges and opportunities, which no ...
Investigation Disaster Resilience within the Hotel Sector: an Integrative Conceptual Framework
This research provides the hotel sector with a starting point for assessing and better understanding what disaster resilience is for hotels by identifying predictors of disaster resilience. Resilience to disaster has become ...
Citizen Science and Hazard Research
Citizen science can be defined as the inclusion of community members (geographical or interest groups) in scientific projects. There are multiple ways of setting up a project, depending on the purpose. Some projects aim ...