The work of this Group analyses the ways in which disaster risk, including vulnerability to hazards and recovery following major disasters, intersects with issues of justice. It places particular focus on the social and environmental dynamics associated with hazard and disaster events, including the potential impacts of climate change, and examines the way in which extreme events pose new (and old) challenges in terms of justice and wellbeing for the poor majority.
Socio-political and Environmental Dimensions of Vulnerability and Recovery in Coastal Orissa: Critical Lessons Since the 1999 Super-cyclone
Vulnerability and Response to the Health Risks from Climatic/Environmental Hazards
Strengthening Resilience in Volcanic Areas – STREVA
Tucker,J., Daoud, M., Oates, N., Few, R., Conway, D., Mtisi, S. and Matheson, S.(in press) ‘Social vulnerability in three high poverty climate change hotspots: what does the climate change literature tell us?', Regional Environmental Change.
Chhotray, V. 2014. ‘Disaster Relief and the Indian State: Lessons for Just Citizenship', Geoforum, 54: 217-225, 10.1016/j.geoforum.2014.01.013
Clark, N., Chhotray, V. and Few, R. 2013. ‘Global justice and disasters', The Geographical Journal 179 (2), 105-113. DOI: 10.1111/geoj.12005
Few, R. 2013. ‘Health, environment and the ecosystem services framework: a justice critique'. In Sikor, T. (ed) The justices and injustices of ecosystem services, Earthscan, London, 140-160.
Few, R., Lake, I., Hunter, P.R., and Pham Gia Tran. 2013. ‘Seasonality, disease and behaviour: using multiple methods to explore environmental health risks in the Mekong Delta', Social Science and Medicine, 80: 1-9. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.12.027
Bang, H. and Few, R. 2012. ‘Social risks and challenges in post-disaster resettlement: the case of Lake Nyos, Cameroon', Journal of Risk Research, 15 (9): 1141-1157. DOI:10.1080/13669877.2012.705315.
Chhotray, V. and Few, R. 2012. ‘Post-disaster recovery and ongoing vulnerability: Ten years after the super-cyclone of 1999 in Orissa, India', Global Environmental Change, 22 (3): 695-702.
Few, R. 2012. ‘Health behaviour theory, adaptive capacity and the dynamics of disease risk', Climate and Development, 4 (4): 301-310. DOI: 10.1080/17565529.2012.728128.
Chhotray, V. 2011 ‘Disaster Relief and the Indian State: Lessons for Just Citizenship', Development and Change, paper under review
Chhotray, V. and Hill, J. 2011. ‘Socio-political and environmental dimensions of vulnerability and recovery: Critical lessons since the 1999 super-cyclone', Research Report to the United Nations Development Programme, India
Few, R. and Pham Gia Tran. 2010. ‘Climatic hazards, health risk and response in Vietnam: case studies on social dimensions of vulnerability', Global Environmental Change 20, 529-538.
Few, R. and Pham Gia Tran. 2010. ‘Climatic hazards, health and poverty: exploring the connections in Vietnam', Working Paper 19, DEV Working Paper Series, The School of International Development, University of East Anglia, UK.
Few, R. 2007. ‘Health and climatic hazards: framing social research on vulnerability, response and adaptation', Global Environmental Change 17, 281-295.