Toowoomba escarpment residents’ preparedness for storm and bushfire, and their understanding of bushfire preparedness engagement.

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Ryan, Barbara and King, Rachel. 2017. Toowoomba escarpment residents’ preparedness for storm and bushfire, and their understanding of bushfire preparedness engagement. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
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Toowoomba escarpment residents’ preparedness for storm and bushfire, and their understanding of bushfire preparedness engagement.

Report TypeProject report
AuthorsRyan, Barbara (Author) and King, Rachel (Other)
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
Number of Pages86
Year2017
PublisherUniversity of Southern Queensland
Place of PublicationToowoomba, Australia
KeywordsBushfire, storm, preparedness, risk perceptions, wildfire, preparation checklist, experience, disaster, natural hazard, agency communication, community engagement
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020470199. Communication and media studies not elsewhere classified
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The research conducted for this report was kindly enabled by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services. QFES staff allowed Dr Ryan access to community meetings and guided the research questions, but the findings are our own. The project was funded by the University of Southern Queensland.

Byline AffiliationsSchool of Arts and Communication
School of Agricultural, Computational and Environmental Sciences
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