There is a growing research base on Indigenous Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Emergency Management (EM). These pages list just some of what has been done and, when possible, research publications are made available (or links provided; some may be unfortunately be paywalled).
Indigenous Disaster Response (Canada)
The aim of these pages (maintained by the National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health) is to "provide environmental health professionals, and the Indigenous communities they support, with resources designed to enhance emergency response capacity and promote resilience."
Link to a report that "aims to build awareness for indigenous knowledge as an effective tool for reducing risk from natural hazard-related disasters ... a collection of 18 indigenous practices which were developed over time in the communities in the Asia-Pacific region
Publication on work in Papua New Guinea with Indigenous Knowledge related to DRR and climate change adaptation.