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In the wake of the 2009 Gippsland fires: Young adults' perceptions of post-disaster social supports

Jones, Caroline (Rebecca); Forbes, Rouve Jan; Reupert, Andrea

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Objective: To explore young (18-27years) rural adults' experience of both formal and informal social support networks post-bushfire. To inform delivery of social support services for young adults post-bushfire. Design: Qualitative: semi-structured, face-to-face interviews with transcripts analysed using thematic content analysis. Setting: Gippsland 2009 flame-impacted regions: Boolarra and Central Gippsland Black Saturday fire complexes. Participants: Ten bushfire impacted young adults...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/58148
Source: Australian Journal of Rural Health
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1584.2012.01271.x

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