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The Role of Social Support and Place Attachment during Hazard Evacuation: The Case of Sandy Lake First Nation, Canada

2019

Workeye Asfaw, H., McGree, T., & Cardinal Christianson, A.

Taylor & Francis

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With climate change increasing the frequency and intensity of wildfires, hazard evacuations are becoming more frequent for Indigenous communities in Canada, with broad ranging health and social impacts at the individual, family, and community levels. This article examines the role of family, social support, and place attachment during a wildfire evacuation involving a First Nation in northern Ontario. It highlights the problems that arose when residents were scattered across 12 hosting communities in Ontario, which challenged their resiliency.

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The Role of Social Support and Place Attachment during Hazard Evacuation: The Case of Sandy Lake First Nation, Canada

Workeye Asfaw, H., McGree, T., & Cardinal Christianson, A. (2019). The role of social support and place attachment during hazard evacuation: The case of Sandy Lake First Nation, Canada. Environmental Hazards, 18(4), 361-381.

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