Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP170100096 [ 2017 - 2023 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers Dr Kate Booth; Prof Bruce Tranter; Dr Christine Eriksen; A/Prof Shaun French

Brief description This project aims to analyse house and contents insurance to advance strategic disaster management. When natural disasters strike, house and contents insurance provides a safety net, but many households are under-insured or not insured at all. Governments and communities tend to bear the costs, but the geographies of inadequate insurance, including any crucial post-disaster effects, are unknown. This research is expected to strategically improve disaster policy and practice, and reduce the financial and social costs of disasters to governments, communities and householders.

Funding Amount $327,451

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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