Survival stories: Learning from narratives about surviving disasters

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
Date:
03 Nov 2012
Location:
United Kingdom (Durham)
Venue:
Laurel Avenue Community Centre

The Survival Stories workshop explores community resilience and capacity in disaster responses. It includes a Sri Lankan tsunami survivor recounting narratives that bring to life ESRC funded research on the 2004 tsunami; explores empowering approaches to disasters that respect recipients' needs and priorities; and considers lessons relevant to the UK.


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Themes:
Capacity Development, Community-based DRR, Media, Social Impacts & Resilience, Indigenous Knowledge
Hazards:
Tsunami
Countries:
Sri Lanka, United Kingdom
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