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Conflicting world views: disjuncture between climate change knowledge, land use planning and disaster resilience in remote Indigenous communities in northern Australia

Wensing, Ed; Harwood, Sharon; Bird, Deanne; Haynes, Katharine


This paper examines the links between emergency management and land use planning in four remote Indigenous communities in tropical northern Australia and the extent to which such linkages produced better disaster resilience in these communities. The case study communities were chosen because they are in locations likely to experience increased frequency and/or intensity of extreme weather events, both slow (sea level rise, drought) and rapid onset (storm surges, cyclones, floods) as a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Geography Research Forum 34 (2014): 92-107


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