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THE WANTOK SYSTEM, SCALE AND VULNERABILITY: SHAPING DISASTER RECOVERY IN AN IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY OF THE WESTERN SOLOMON ISLANDS

@inproceedings{Schuermann2013THEWS,
  title={THE WANTOK SYSTEM, SCALE AND VULNERABILITY: SHAPING DISASTER RECOVERY IN AN IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY OF THE WESTERN SOLOMON ISLANDS},
  author={S. Schuermann},
  year={2013}
}
  • S. Schuermann
  • Published 2013
  • Geography
  • OF THE THESIS The Wantok System, Scale and Vulnerability: Shaping Disaster Recovery in an Immigrant Community of the Western Solomon Islands by Savanna Schuermann Master of Arts in Anthropology San Diego State University, 2013 On April 2, 2007, a 6m tsunami struck Ghizo Island, Western Province, Solomon Islands. One of the most severe impacts was in Titiana, a distinct Micronesian community, where 13 villagers were killed. Despite the similar impact in a nearby Melanesian village, Pailongge, no… CONTINUE READING

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