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local knowledge

Local knowledge generally refers to knowledge systems embedded in the cultural traditions of regional, indigenous, or local communities.

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How do island communities balance disaster resilience and what can mainlanders learn from that? Biblio PDF icon save (220.15 KB) communities, local knowledge, resilience
Climate change as an emerging disaster risk in Australia and Oceania Biblio PDF icon save (1.06 MB) climate change, decision making, local knowledge
Assessing the potential, application, and implications of volunteered geographic information in disaster risk reduction Biblio PDF icon save (7.27 MB) communities, local knowledge, volunteering
Notes from the Field: Managed by us mob: helping remote northern communities face natural hazards Biblio indigenous communities, local knowledge, resilience
Emergency management perspectives on volunteered geographic information: Opportunities, challenges and change Biblio communication, local knowledge, volunteering
Building Resilient Remote Communities in Northern Australia Annual Report 2014 Biblio PDF icon save (732.25 KB) communities, indigenous communities, local knowledge
Implications of Volunteered Geographic Information for Disaster Management and GIScience: A More Complex World of Volunteered Geography Biblio communication, local knowledge, volunteering
Knowledge for life: how local knowledge is helping communities prepare Biblio communities, local knowledge, risk management
Investigating the activation of community fire units in the Blue Mountains during the October 2013 bushfires Biblio PDF icon save (5.29 MB) fire, local knowledge, volunteering
Emerging technologies for risk reduction: assessing the potential use of social media and VGI for increasing community engagement Biblio PDF icon save (570.72 KB) communication, local knowledge, volunteering
Assessing the application and value of participatory mapping for community bushfire preparation Biblio communities, emergency management, local knowledge
18 Nov 2020 Establishing a wider view of impact Blog local knowledge
31 Oct 2016 Making disaster preparation normal - what can we learn from Indonesia? Blog local knowledge, resilience, tsunami
31 Oct 2017 Sharing PhD findings on community decision making Blog communities, local knowledge, volunteering
24 Jul 2020 Funding for natural hazards research and a time of delivery Blog communication, local knowledge, multi-hazard
29 Jun 2020 Benefits of the CRC highlighted by independent report Blog communication, economics, local knowledge
04 Feb 2020 Out of control, contained, safe? Here’s what each bushfire status actually means Blog communities, local knowledge, warnings
23 Mar 2016 How are mapping technologies impacting emergency management? Blog communities, emergency management, local knowledge
12 Aug 2020 From PhD to practice Blog communication, communities, local knowledge
24 Jun 2015 Student recognised with international scholarship News communication, local knowledge, volunteering
07 Mar 2016 Perceptions of risk and connection to landscape News communities, land management, local knowledge
29 Jun 2020 Evaluating the impacts of the CRC News communication, economics, local knowledge
09 Dec 2014 Research leads to funding in NSW News fire, local knowledge, volunteering
14 Jul 2016 Migrants’ experience of natural disasters: participants needed for study News communities, fire, local knowledge
12 Apr 2019 Fire science across the North News indigenous communities, local knowledge, Northern Australia
29 Feb 2016 Magazine explores CRC research, case studies and technology News communities, local knowledge, scenario analysis
16 Nov 2020 Submit your research now for AFAC21 News emergency management, local knowledge, multi-hazard
07 Oct 2015 House, home and place - a visual mapping tool News communities, decision making, local knowledge
10 Feb 2020 Breaking down Australia’s bushfires News communities, emergency management, local knowledge
14 Aug 2020 New online - August 2020 News communication, local knowledge, multi-hazard
09 Aug 2016 Enriching learning experiences News communication, local knowledge, volunteering
04 Mar 2016 Knowledge for life News indigenous communities, local knowledge, risk management
25 Jan 2019 PhD science for New Zealand priorities News fire impacts, local knowledge, policy
17 Nov 2020 Building capacity in northern Australian communities News indigenous communities, local knowledge, Northern Australia
07 Dec 2015 Managed by us mob News indigenous communities, local knowledge, Northern Australia
11 Mar 2020 Database crucial for learning lessons from the past News local knowledge, multi-hazard, scenario analysis
08 Oct 2020 CRC researchers recognised as science leaders News emergency management, hydrology, local knowledge
02 Feb 2018 Funding still available for research News communication, emergency management, local knowledge
Volunteered geographic information, community engagement and bushfire preparation Project communities, local knowledge, volunteering
Long-term impact of disasters on school children Project child-centred, fire impacts, local knowledge

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