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Tropical cyclone risk perceptions in Darwin, Australia: a comparison of different residential groups

Li, Geraldine

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Different individuals and groups perceive risk differently. This can significantly affect risk management and mitigation practices and requirements. This paper presents findings from a study of tropical cyclone risk perceptions in the city of Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia. Primary in-depth interview data and other secondary data are analysed, focussing in particular on wind damage, storm surge and life safety risk perceptions of residents since Cyclone Tracy, which impacted in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/37223
Source: Natural Hazards
DOI: 10.1007/s11069-008-9269-8

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