Long-term disaster resilience. Vol. 2

Author:

Parkinson, D., Duncan, A. & Kaur, J.

Editor:

First

Date:

2018

Region:

Oceania

Theme:

Gender, Risk, and Resilience

Language:

English

Publisher:

Gender and Disaster Pod, WHGNE

Full Harvard Reference:

Parkinson, D., Duncan, A. & Kaur, J. (2018). Long-term disaster resilience. Vol. 2 Full report. Wangaratta: Gender and Disaster Pod, WHGNE.

This report focuses focuses on the lived experience of long-term disaster resilience (see Reference above). Documeningt men’s, women’s, volunteers’, and children’s experiences of resilience post-disaster, the report concluded that each survivor had a unique perspective and viewpoint on their experiences, and many participants expressed a lack of trust in ongoing emergency and management practices. Challenges to their health and wellbeing early post-disaster included PTSD diagnoses, drug and alcohol abuse, hyper-masculinity and increased or new violence against women and children.