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Household vulnerability and resilience to shocks: findings from Solomon Islands and Vanuatu

Feeny, Simon; McDonald, Lachlan; Miller-Dawkins, May; Donahue, Jaclyn; Posso, Alberto

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"This paper examines the vulnerability and resilience of Pacific Island Countries (PICs) to shock at a national level before presenting the findings of research conducted at the household level in two Melanesian countries: Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.1 PICs represent a diverse group of countries, but they are often referred to as being among the most vulnerable in the world. This reflects both their considerable exposure to the effects of natural hazards and economic shocks as well as their...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Date published: 2013
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10054

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