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Chapter 7.4 Indigenous knowledge and coping strategies

Further reading

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C. Clarke Guarnizo, ‘Living with Hazards: Communities’ Adjustment Mechanisms in Developing Countries’, in A. Kreimer and M. Munasinghe (eds), Environmental Management and Urban Vulnerability, Discussion Paper 168 (Washington DC: World Bank, 1992), http://www-wds.worldbank.org/servlet/WDSContentServer/IW3P/IB/1999/12/02/000178830_98101903551467/Rendered/PDF/multi_page.pdf.
J. Dekens, Local Knowledge for Disaster Preparedness: A Literature Review (Kathmandu: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), 2007), http://www.preventionweb.net/files/2693_icimod8fc84ee621cad6e77e083486ba6f9cdb.pdf.
A. Emery, Integrating Indigenous Knowledge in Project Planning and Implementation, World Bank/CIDA/KIVU Nature, 2000, http://www.worldbank.org/afr/ik/guidelines/prelims2.pdf.
J. C. Gaillard, ‘Resilience of Traditional Societies in Facing Natural Hazards’, Disaster Prevention and Management, 16(4), 2007, http://www.riskred.org/fav/gaillard2007.pdf.
K. Harris, Why People Don’t Behave as We Would Expect: The Role of Emotions, Unrealistic Optimism and Previous Experience in Disaster Preparedness. A Think Piece (Brighton: Institute of Development Studies (Strengthening Climate Resilience), 2011), http://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/123456789/2518/Why%20people%20don%E2%80%99t%20behave%20as%20we%20would%20expect.pdf?sequence=1.
K. Hewitt, Culture and Risk: Understanding the Sociocultural Settings that Influence Risk from Natural Hazards (Kathmandu: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD, 2009), http://www.preventionweb.net/files/11039_icimodculture1.pdf.
IFRC, World Disasters Report 2014: Focus on Culture and Risk (Geneva: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2014), http://www.ifrc.org/world-disasters-report-2014.
D. J. Nakashima et al., Weathering Uncertainty: Traditional Knowledge for Climate Change Assessment and Adaptation (Paris/Darwin: UNESCO and United Nations University, 2012), http://i.unu.edu/media/unu.edu/publication/26974/Weathering-Uncertainty_FINAL_12-6-2012.pdf.
R. Shaw et al., Indigenous Knowledge for Disaster Risk Reduction: Good Practices and Lessons Learned from Experiences in the Asia-Pacific Region, European Union/UNISDR Regional Office for Asia and Pacific, 2008, http://www.unisdr.org/files/3646_IndigenousKnowledgeDRR.pdf.
R. Shaw et al., Indigenous Knowledge: Disaster Risk Reduction Policy Note, European Union/SEEDS/UNISDR Regional Office for Asia and Pacific, 2009, http://www.preventionweb.net/files/8853_IKPolicyNote.pdf.
E. Visman, Knowledge Is Power: Unlocking the Potential of Science and Technology To Enhance Community Resilience through Knowledge Exchange, Network Paper 76 (London: Overseas Development Institute, 2014),http://www.odihpn.org/hpn-resources/network-papers/knowledge-is-power-unlocking-the-potential-for-science-and-technology-to-enhance-community-resilience-through-knowledge-exchange.