Articles | Volume 3, issue 2
Geosci. Commun., 3, 453–474, 2020

Special issue: Five years of Earth sciences and art at the EGU (2015–2019)

Geosci. Commun., 3, 453–474, 2020

Research article 23 Dec 2020

Research article | 23 Dec 2020

Creative practice as a tool to build resilience to natural hazards in the Global South

Anne F. Van Loon et al.

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The Global South is vulnerable to natural hazards like floods and droughts, but creativity could support community preparedness. We mapped 267 papers that use a variety of art forms. They aim to raise the public's awareness or instigate adaptation by participants. In our pilot in South Africa, community members developed stories about preparing for future drought. This led to an imagination of future events, conversations about adaptation, intergenerational exchange, and increased awareness.
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