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Indigenous experiences and responses to Cyclone Tracy

Chapter


Abstract


  • This chapter aimed to explore if the impact and recovery from Cyclone Tracy differed for Indigenous and non-Indigenous groups due to inherent sociocultural or political factors or pressures. The chapter presents results around the main themes identified and discussed by respondents: warnings and preparedness; impacts; aftermath and evacuation; returning to Darwin; longer-term recovery; and resilience. A significant amount of research has demonstrated that the impacts of disasters are felt disproportionately worldwide due to inherent underlying socio-cultural, economic and political vulnerabilities.

UOW Authors


  •   Haynes, Kat A.
  •   Bird, Deanne (external author)
  •   Carson, Dean B. (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Haynes, K., Bird, D. & Carson, D. B. (2015). Indigenous experiences and responses to Cyclone Tracy. In J. Palutikof, S. L. Boulter, J. Barnett & D. Rissik (Eds.), Applied Studies in Climate Adaptation (pp. 297-306). Chichester, United Kingdom: Wiley Blackwell. 2014

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9781118845011

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84927799858

Book Title


  • Applied Studies in Climate Adaptation

Start Page


  • 297

End Page


  • 306

Place Of Publication


  • Chichester, United Kingdom

Abstract


  • This chapter aimed to explore if the impact and recovery from Cyclone Tracy differed for Indigenous and non-Indigenous groups due to inherent sociocultural or political factors or pressures. The chapter presents results around the main themes identified and discussed by respondents: warnings and preparedness; impacts; aftermath and evacuation; returning to Darwin; longer-term recovery; and resilience. A significant amount of research has demonstrated that the impacts of disasters are felt disproportionately worldwide due to inherent underlying socio-cultural, economic and political vulnerabilities.

UOW Authors


  •   Haynes, Kat A.
  •   Bird, Deanne (external author)
  •   Carson, Dean B. (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Haynes, K., Bird, D. & Carson, D. B. (2015). Indigenous experiences and responses to Cyclone Tracy. In J. Palutikof, S. L. Boulter, J. Barnett & D. Rissik (Eds.), Applied Studies in Climate Adaptation (pp. 297-306). Chichester, United Kingdom: Wiley Blackwell. 2014

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9781118845011

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84927799858

Book Title


  • Applied Studies in Climate Adaptation

Start Page


  • 297

End Page


  • 306

Place Of Publication


  • Chichester, United Kingdom