Who Helps in Global Disasters? It's Not Being Neighbours, it's Feeling Neighbourly

Author(s): Nihan Albayrak

Type: Research abstract

Department: Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science

Exhibit no: 28

This work investigates the role of proximities on helping the victims of global disasters.

Examining individuals with different physical and cultural proximities to Syrian refugees, it demonstrates that in global disasters such as the refugee crisis, cultural proximity is a more significant determinant of helping than physical proximity.