Community response in disasters: an ecological learning framework

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Preston, J; Chadderton, C; Kitagawa, K; Edmonds, C;

Natural disasters are frequently exacerbated by anthropogenic mechanisms and have social and political consequences for communities. The role of community learning in disasters is seen to be increasingly important. However, the ways in which such learning unfolds in a d... View more
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