On this page you will find References about culture and disaster and below those, supplementary CADAN materials available for download.
Public-Facing Works

Browne, K. E. (2016) “Roux and Resilience: Eleven Years after Hurricane Katrina.SAPIENS (a public anthropology magazine). August 2016.

Browne, K. E. (2013). “Standing in the Need: Communication Failures That Increased Suffering after Katrina.Anthropology Now (public anthropology journal of the General Anthropology Division, American Anthropological Association). 5(1): 54-66.

Culture and Disaster Action Network: Marino, E., A. Koons, L. Olson, K.E. Browne, AJ Faas, J. Maldonado (2017). “A Helping Hand.” The Mark News.

Culture and Disaster Action Network: Marino, E., A. Koons, L. Olson, K.E. Browne, AJ Faas, J. Maldonado (2017). “Local Resilience.” The Mark News.

Dietrich, A. (2016). “Culture, Barriers to Recovery, and the Question of Resilience.” Culture, Community and Disaster, 10. [there are a few others from this issue that are relevant]

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). (2019). “Building Cultures of Preparedness: A report for the emergency management higher education community.” Lead authors: Katherine E. Browne and Laura Olson with contributing authors, Jenny Hegland, Ana-Marie Jones, Julie Maldonado, Elizabeth Marino, Keely Maxwell, Eric Stern, and Wendy Walsh. Washington, DC: FEMA.

Academic Works

Barrios, R. E. (2017). Governing Affect: Neoliberalism and Disaster Reconstruction. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Browne, K. E. (2015). Standing in the need: Culture, comfort, and coming home after Katrina. University of Texas Press.

Crate, S. A. (2011). Climate and culture: anthropology in the era of contemporary climate change. Annual Review of Anthropology40, 175-194.

Dietrich, A., & Sánchez, M. (2017). Environmental Vulnerability and Resilience Potential. In Beyond Bystanders (pp. 319-328). SensePublishers.

Faas, AJ. (2016a). Disaster vulnerability in anthropological perspective. Annals of Anthropological Practice 40(1), 14-27.

Faas, AJ. (2016b). Continuity and change in the applied anthropology of risk, hazards, and disasters.  Annals of Anthropological Practice 40(1), 6-13.

Faas, AJ. (2017). Enduring Cooperation: Time, Discipline, and Minga Practice in Disaster-induced Displacement and Resettlement in the Ecuadorian Andes. Human Organization 76(2), 99-108.

Hoffman, S. M., & Oliver-Smith, A. O. (2002). Culture and Catastrophe: The Anthropology of Disaster.

Lazrus, H. (2012). Lazrus, H. 2012. Sea change: climate change and island communities. Annual Review of Anthropology 41: 285–301. 

Maldonado, J. K. (2014). A multiple knowledge approach for adaptation to environmental change: Lessons learned from coastal Louisiana’s tribal communities. Journal of Political Ecology, 21, 61-82.

Maldonado, J. (2016). Considering culture in disaster practice. Annals of Anthropological Practice40(1), 52-60.

Marino, E. (2015). Fierce Climate: Sacred Ground: An Ethnography of Climate Change in Shishmaref, Alaska. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press.

Oliver-Smith, A., & Hoffman, S. M. (Eds.). (1999). The angry earth: disaster in anthropological perspective. Psychology Press.

CADAN stage presentation at the UN Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Cancun, Mexico May 2017.

Presenters are Kate Browne and Adam Koons.
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Downloadable Handouts

DRR International Brochure

Culture-Based DRR Handout. Prepared for international DRR work.

US-Based Recovery Brochure

Culture-Based Arc of Recovery Brochure. Prepared for US-Based Disaster Response and Recovery.