This research on (in)visible communities confronting climate change and environmental injustice asks how climate-induced disasters intensify social inequities. This research shows that more equitable approaches to disaster preparation are possible.
This report discusses how community-led approaches to disaster recovery are regarded as the optimal approach to sustainable disaster recovery, fostering self-reliance and self-determination within affected communities.
California must comprehensively reshape how we rebuild after wildfires—or risk an unthinkable surge in costs and major setbacks to the state’s housing supply amidst a record housing crisis. That’s the finding of Rebuilding for a Resilient Recovery: Planning in California's Wildland Urban Interface, released today from researchers at the UC Berkeley Center for Community Innovation and non-partisan, non-profit think tank Next 10.
This publication explores how the communities in East Gippsland and Wellington Shires, Australia experienced their strength and capabilities following a bushfire event that burned for 106 days before being contained, followed by a global pandemic that led
This report describes the challenges that many of Australia’s children and young people face as a result of where they live. This report calls for more support for children and young people in Australia before, during and after disasters, and an urgent
This project estimates the impact of four disasters in recent Australian history on income of individuals residing in disaster-hit areas. By defining individuals’ ability to return to their pre-disaster income levels as economic resilience, the paper
Using an adapted version of the Community Capitals Framework, the Recovery capitals project promotes a multidimensional and inclusive, systemic approach to disaster recovery. The research emphasises the interactions between natural, cultural, human
This paper reviews findings from a research project examining the role insurance cover (or the lack thereof) plays in disaster recovery. It considers the implications of insurance within a shared-responsibility model for emergency management and disaster
This guide describes the process of the Klamath-Lake Forest Partnership (KLFHP) has used to plan and implement cross-boundary restoration projects to achieve improved forest health conditions on large landscapes scales.