Building community resilience: Learning from the Canterbury earthquakes

This report presents the findings of case-study research on six Canterbury communities after a series of devastating earthquakes in 2010 and 2011.
The research explores how the communities responded to the earthquakes. It focuses on the factors that helped and hindered their resilience, both during the response and in the recovery phase.

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