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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/283365
Description: This chapter presents physical and social challenges that cities face, and adaptation planning case studies prepared for the Adapting to Climate Change in Cities Session at the International Climate A ... More
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/270000
Description: This paper presents research into four key stakeholders in flood risk management in Australia: local councils, the insurance industry, the State Emergency Service (SES), and local residents; examining ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/277146
Description: The world is experiencing more frequent, deadly and costly disasters. Disasters are increasingly uncertain and complex due to rapid environmental and socio-economic changes occurring at multiple scale ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/214164
Description: The challenge of reaching common understanding of the processes and significance of environmental change amounts to a procedural vulnerability in climate change research that hinders successfully tran ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/177420
Description: Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine how past experiences in implementing disaster risk reduction (DRR) activities can be harnessed to conceptualise effective and appropriate climate chan ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/168135
Description: China has experienced considerable migration from inland to coastal areas since the reforms of 1978, with migrants becoming an important population in many coastal cities. Compared with non-migrants ( ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/145968
Description: In this paper, we aim to investigate how local communities cope with and adapt to multiple stresses in rural semiarid South Africa. In semiarid regions water scarcity is one of a number of stresses th ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/145998
Description: In current scientific efforts to harness complementarity between resilience and vulnerability theory, one response is an 'epistemological shift' towards an evolutionary, learning based conception of t ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/104696
Description: Resilience and vulnerability represent two related yet different approaches to understanding the response of systems and actors to change; to shocks and surprises, as well as slow creeping changes. Th ... More
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Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 160400 Human Geography
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1133896
Description: 17 page(s)
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Date: 2008
Subject Keyword: 160400 Human Geography
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/154906
Description: Drawing on a systematic review of coastal hazard vulnerability in Southeast Asia, an analysis of emerging post‐disaster vulnerabilities in Sri Lanka and Indonesia after the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, ... More
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Date: 2006
Subject Keyword: 160400 Human Geography
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/156818
Description: The livelihoods approach to resilience building allows for holistic and integrated consideration of the institutions, capacities, natural resources and assets available to people to improve their qual ... More
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Date: 2005
Subject Keyword: 160400 Human Geography
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1228359
Description: The potential impact of climate change on coastal Bangladesh are described. The subsiding coastal zone in Bangladesh is vulnerable as it is affected by more than twice the mean predicted global rate o ... More
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