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Post-disaster coping in Aceh : sociocultural factors and emotional response
chapterposted on 2013-01-01, 00:00 authored by Rebecca Fanany, Ismet FananyIsmet Fanany
This chapter describes how disaster survivors in the Indonesian province of Aceh responded to the unprecedented level of international aid following the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004. It is based on research conducted by Ismet fanany, as part of an Outside Studies program supported by Deakin University, and centers on the conceptualization of disasterr of the survivors, the role religion and traditional culture played in their ability to cope, and their emotional state in relation to their perception of the cause of the event.