Interview themes and questions

  1. What makes working in recovery challenging?
  2. Why support the supporters? (Exploration of risks/costs, benefits and reasons for supporting the supporters)
  3. Are there ways that organisations or processes usually operate (when there is no disaster) that need to change or be more flexible during recovery?
  4. What support has or would be helpful?
  5. What are the barriers to supporting those with a role in recovery? (What gets in the way of doing it?)
  6. Given your experience, what message would you give to others about to play a role in disaster recovery:
    1. What message would you give someone who is about to work or volunteer to support communities in long term recovery?
    2. What message would you give to team leaders or middle management about how they might support those with a role in recovery
    3. What message would you give to senior management or governance about looking after those working in recovery?
    4. What message would you give to funders or recovery authorities about how they might support or lighten the load for those supporting communities through recovery? 

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