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Australia: Researchers investigate the impacts of bushfires on the Blue Mountains LGBTI community

29 Sep 2014, Univ of Sydney

'We want to encourage practices that reduce vulnerability and increase resilience among marginalised groups. Understanding the experiences of people in a location like the Blue Mountains, where there is a significant LGBTI community, will help us do that,' says Dr Gorman-Murray...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1992 7,000,000
Extreme temp. 1993 3,000,500
Storm 1994 2,500,104
Extreme temp. 1994 1,000,034
Extreme temp. 1995 500,100
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.


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