A common finding across all four case study…
Disasters, and therefore disaster response, in the Pacific are expected to be affected by climate change. This research addressed this issue, and focused on the immediate humanitarian needs following a disaster, drawing upon adaptive capacity as a concept to assess the resilience of individual organisations and the robustness of the broader system of disaster response..
Four case study countries (Fiji, Cook Islands, Vanuatu and Samoa) were chosen for deeper investigation of the range of issues present in the Pacific.
|Publisher||Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme|
|Modified||11 February 2022|
|Release Date||21 July 2021|
|Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location||Pacific Island Countries|
|Relevant Countries||Pacific Region|
|Author||Anna Gero, Stephanie Fletcher, Michele Rumsey, Jodi Thiessen, Natasha Kuruppu, James Buchan, John Daly and Juliet Willetts|
|Contact Name||University of Technology Sydney and the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility|