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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

Social and cultural aspects of natural hazards perception and response

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

GREGORY G. ; LOVERIDGE A. ; GOUGH J. ;

Abstract

Focus groups conducted in two urban areas in New Zealand explored perceptions of natural hazards and disaster preparedness. The groups were structured by socio-economic status, gender, age, and cultural background. Participants were aware of major hazard events but few had prepared emergency plans. People held an optimistic attitude, believing they could cope with disaster

Source

Article of periodic

published at : New Zealand geographer / ISSN 0028-8144 / CODEN NZGGAS

Editor : New Zealand Geographical Society, Christchurch - NOUVELLE-ZELANDE (1945)

Millesime : 1997, vol. 53, no1 [pp. 47-54]

Bibliographic references : 32 ref.

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Réseau PRODIG - Paris

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 19020

Tous droits réservés © Prodig - Bibliographie Géographique Internationale (BGI), 1998.
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