Resilience in Auckland’s South East Asian Communities

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State Completed
Duration 2014 - 2019
Project Leader(s)
Jesse Grayman
The University of Auckland

Project Summary

This project explored how Auckland’s South-East Asian community understands, prepares for, and responds to natural disasters. The team focused on understanding the best ways of engaging Cambodian, Malaysian, Phillipine, Thai and Vietnamese communities in conversations about natural disaster preparedness given the question, how do you communicate with residents when many don’t speak English?

Resources from this project


The role of faith-based institutions in urban disaster risk reduction for immigrant communities

The role of Buddhist temples in disaster preparedness, response and recovery and the hindrances to optimising this role.

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