Joining the dots: Social networks and community resilience in post-conflict, post-disaster Indonesia
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Guarnacci U. 2016. Joining the dots: Social networks and community resilience in post-conflict, post-disaster Indonesia. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 16:180-191.
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This paper applies social network analysis (SNA) as a methodology to investigate community resilience after the December 2004 tsunami and the March 2005 earthquake which struck both Nias and Aceh, Indonesia. Through the analysis, this research focuses on the urban and rural gradients and shows how victims' personal characteristic such as religion, ethnicity and gender create different community’s circles of social support. Moreover, this article points out who are the key opinion leaders in the networks and identifies channels of resources/information considered to be crucial to face disaster.