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  • Amri, Avianto; Bird, Deanne; Ronan, Kevin; Haynes, Katharine; Towers, Briony (Copernicus GmbH, 2017-04-24)
    This article investigates the implementation of disaster risk reduction education for children in Indonesia. In the last decade, education programmes related to this subject have been promoted as capable of reducing disaster losses and increasing ...
  • Haynes, Katharine; Coates, Lucinda; van den Honert, Rob; Gissing, Andrew; Bird, Deanne; Dimer de Oliveira, Felipe; D’Arcy, Rebecca; Smith, Chloe; Radford, Deirdre (Elsevier BV, 2017-10)
    This paper documents the analysis of the circumstances surrounding fatalities due to flooding in Australia between 1900 and 2015. This longitudinal investigation is important to understand changing trends in social vulnerability and to inform efficient ...
  • Sigtryggsdóttir, Fjóla G.; Snæbjörnsson, Jónas Thór (Elsevier BV, 2019-09)
    Geohazards must be considered, assessed and mitigated for all life-cycle phases of most mega infrastructure projects. This paper presents a unique mega engineering project, the 600 MW Kárahnjúkar Hydropower Project in Iceland. The construction site ...
  • Hlodversdottir, Heidrun; Þorsteinsdóttir, Harpa; Þórðardóttir, Edda Björk; Njardvik, Urdur; Pétursdóttir, Guðrún; Hauksdóttir, Arna (Informa UK Limited, 2018-03-05)
    Background: More than 500 million people worldwide live within exposure range of an active volcano and children are a vulnerable subgroup of such exposed populations. However, studies on the effects of volcanic eruptions on children’s health beyond the ...
  • Anderson-Berry, Linda; Achilles, Tamsin; Panchuk, Shannon; Mackie, Brenda; Canterford, Shelby; Leck, Amanda; Bird, Deanne (Elsevier BV, 2018-09)
    The Bureau of Meteorology has a mandate to issue warnings for weather and climate events that are likely to result in harm and loss. This service has been delivered in an end-to-end (science to service) context and warnings messages have typically been ...
  • Þórðardóttir, Edda Björk; Valdimarsdottir, Unnur; Hansdóttir, Ingunn; Hauksdóttir, Arna; Dyregrov, Atle; Shipherd, Jillian C.; Elklit, Ask; Resnick, Heidi; Guðmundsdóttir, Berglind (Informa UK Limited, 2016-08-16)
    Background Every year a substantial number of children are affected by natural disasters worldwide. However, data are scarce on long-term psychological impact of natural disasters on children's health. Identifying risk factors and outcomes associated ...