Douglas Paton
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Douglas Paton is Professor of Psychology and Professor of Disaster Risk Reduction at Charles Darwin University in the NT. His work focuses on how community engagement practices can empower people and community members and facilitate hazard preparedness and capability. This work covers both all-hazards and multi-cultural perspectives.

Tsunami risk in Australia: Facilitating community understanding

According to the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, the Australian coastline faces some 8,000km of tectonic plate boundary capable of generating tsunamis that could impact Australia. While commonly regarded as an irrelevant hazard in Australia, this assumption is unfounded. During the…

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