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Migration is often understood to be a livelihood strategy to cope with the effects of environmental threats and climate change. Yet, the extent to which migration decisions differ due to the type, severity, and frequency of environmental events has been little explored. This paper employs...
Government planning is an integral part of shaping decision-making about adaptation to environmental change. It affects the resources available for adaptation, and in turn enables or constrains the choices available to populations pursuing adaptation. In this article, we introduce a novel...
Despite reduced drowning incidence at lifeguard patrolled beaches, 71 drowning fatalities occurred on Australian beaches last year (2021–2022). Prevailing drowning prevention practices on beaches include patrolling lifeguards positioning safety flags in less hazardous locations and encouraging...
Flooding in the United States impacts over 40 million people, disproportionately affecting low-income and non-white communities, while costing at least $8 billion annually. Large scale response-based plans have become popular adaptation tools; however, there are limited analyses of their...
Natural warning signs and self-evacuation are essential to save lives in the event of a tsunami caused by an earthquake, especially if there are no clear early signs for example ground shaking. This paper explores the participants’ experiences focusing on how participants’ perceptions and...
Extant research has linked flooding with mental distress (MD) among flood-prone populations, but the mechanisms underlying this association remain largely unknown. This paper examines the association of flood stressors with MD among households in flood-prone communities in Ghana and estimates...
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