Local knowledge and practice in disaster relief: A worldwide cross-cultural comparison of coping mechanisms

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction Vol/Iss. 76 Elsevier Published In Pages: 1-11
By Pierro, Rachele, Ember, Carol R., Pitek, Emily, Skoggard, Ian


Intensive agriculturalists will have more coping mechanisms for dealing with natural hazards than hunter-gatherers.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Point-biserial correlationsSupportedp<.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Subsistence StrategyIndependentFood Quest
Presence of coping mechanismsDependentDisasters