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dc.contributor.authorGan, Connie Cai Ru
dc.contributor.authorOktari, Rina Suryani
dc.contributor.authorNguyen, Huong Xuan
dc.contributor.authorYuan, Lixia
dc.contributor.authorYu, Xiuzhi
dc.contributor.authorKc, Alisha
dc.contributor.authorTran, Hanh Thi Tuyet
dc.contributor.authorPhung, Dung Tri
dc.contributor.authorDwirahmadi, Febi
dc.contributor.authorLiu, Tao
dc.contributor.authorMusumari, Patou Masika
dc.contributor.authorKayano, Ryoma
dc.contributor.authorChu, Cordia Ming-Yeuk
dc.description.abstractClimate-related disasters are increasing across the globe, but their adverse health impacts are unevenly distributed. The people most severely affected tend to be from socio-economically disadvantaged, vulnerable populations, who have high exposure to risk conditions and insufficient adaptive capacity. Despite the increasing health impacts of climate change and disaster risks felt in Asian countries such as China, Indonesia and Vietnam, there are few attempts to access and translate literature and evidence on climate-related disasters and adaptation activities from non-English speaking countries. Conducted by a multi-country project team, this review aims to better understand the current literature and to study gaps in these three countries through an extensive search of literature, in English, Chinese, Indonesian and Vietnamese. Through a systematic review process a total of 298 studies out of 10,139 were included in this study. Key findings confirm that all three countries have experienced increasing climate-related disasters with their associated health impacts, and that adaptation strategies are urgently needed to reduce the risk and vulnerability of the most affected populations. Future studies should consider conducting vulnerability assessments to inform translational research on developing effective adaptation strategies. Authors commented that a common challenge they found was the shortterm nature of disaster response mechanisms, and the lack of long-term investment and policy support for capacity building and multi-sectoral collaborative research that address the needs of populations vulnerable to climate-related disasters. Thus, to better prepare for future disasters, it is vital that governments and international agencies prioritize funding policies to fill this gap.
dc.publisherElsevier BV
dc.relation.ispartofjournalInternational Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction
dc.subject.fieldofresearchHuman geography
dc.subject.fieldofresearchEnvironmental sciences
dc.subject.fieldofresearchPublic health
dc.titleA scoping review of climate-related disasters in China, Indonesia and Vietnam: Disasters, health impacts, vulnerable populations and adaptation measures
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dcterms.bibliographicCitationGan, CCR; Oktari, RS; Nguyen, HX; Yuan, L; Yu, X; Kc, A; Tran, HTT; Phung, DT; Dwirahmadi, F; Liu, T; Musumari, PM; Kayano, R; Chu, CM-Y, A scoping review of climate-related disasters in China, Indonesia and Vietnam: Disasters, health impacts, vulnerable populations and adaptation measures, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 2021
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gro.griffith.authorGan, Connie Cai Ru
gro.griffith.authorChu, Cordia M.
gro.griffith.authorPhung, Dung T.
gro.griffith.authorDwirahmadi, Febi

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