The Potential of Fijian Traditional Housing to Cope with Natural Disasters in Rural Fiji

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Fujieda, Ayako; Kobayashi, Hirohide;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Fuji Technology Press
  • Journal: Journal of Disaster Research, volume 8, issue 1, pages 18-27 (issn: 1881-2473)
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  • Subject: Fijian traditional housing | coping capacity | indigenous knowledge cyclone | Fiji | Pacific islands

Fiji is, as an island country in the Pacific Ocean widely recognized to be vulnerable to natural disasters due to its location and characteristics. Recent studies show the increasing emphasis on a capacity of disaster affected people and communities rather than their vu... View more
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