Community cohesion after a natural disaster: insights from a Carlisle flood.

@article{Chang2010CommunityCA,
  title={Community cohesion after a natural disaster: insights from a Carlisle flood.},
  author={Kirk Chang},
  journal={Disasters},
  year={2010},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={289-302}
}
This project analysed changes in community cohesion following a natural disaster. Data were collected from a flood-affected community using a questionnaire survey. Analyses revealed that community cohesion was not predicted by the length of residence, or any other demographic characteristic of residents, but rather by a sense of community, community cognition and the degree of community participation. Cohesion alteration was not uniform, but varied along levels of hazard severity (degree of… CONTINUE READING

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