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Adapting to Climate Sensitive Hazards through Architecture  

Allison Hoadley Anderson

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Feb 2017
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Natural Hazard Science
In architecture, mitigation reduces the magnitude of climate change by reducing demand for resources; anticipatory adaptation improves performance against hazards; and planned adaptation ... More

Agency Coordination and Cross-Sector Collaboration in Fragile States  

Abdul-Akeem Sadiq and Jenna Tyler

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Oct 2017
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Natural Hazard Science
Despite myriad descriptions and indicators used to define a fragile state, the international community has come to an agreement that a fragile state lacks the ability to maintain physical ... More

Assessment and Adaptation to Climate Change Related Flood Risks  

Brenden Jongman, Hessel C. Winsemius, Stuart A. Fraser, Sanne Muis, and Philip J. Ward

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Natural Hazard Science
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Benefit-Cost Analysis of Economic Resilience Actions  

Adam Rose

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Apr 2017
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Natural Hazard Science
Economic resilience, in its static form, refers to utilizing remaining resources efficiently to maintain functionality of a household, business, industry, or entire economy ... More

Children, Youth, and Disaster  

Alice Fothergill

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Jul 2017
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Natural Hazard Science
Children and youth are greatly affected by disasters, and as climate instability leads to more weather-related disasters, the risks to the youngest members of societies will continue to ... More

Climatology of Flooding in the United States  

Gabriele Villarini and Louise Slater

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Mar 2017
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Natural Hazard Science
Flood losses in the United States have increased dramatically over the course of the past century, averaging US$7.96 billion in damages per year for the 30-year period ranging from 1985 to ... More

Collaboration and Cross-Sector Coordination for Humanitarian Assistance in a Disaster Recovery Setting  

David Sanderson

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Nov 2017
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Natural Hazard Science
While known to be important and essential for improved effectiveness and efficiency, cross-sector coordination and collaboration among different actors engaged in postdisaster recovery is ... More

Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction  

Rajib Shaw

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Aug 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Natural Hazard Science
Community-based approaches existed even before the existence of the state and its formal governance structure. People and communities used to help and take care of each other’s disaster ... More

Corruption and the Governance of Disaster Risk  

David Alexander

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Oct 2017
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Natural Hazard Science
This article considers how corruption affects the management of disaster mitigation, relief, and recovery. Corruption is a very serious and pervasive issue that affects all countries and ... More

Disaster and Emergency Planning for Preparedness, Response, and Recovery  

David Alexander

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Sep 2015
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Natural Hazard Science
Emergency and disaster planning involves a coordinated, co-operative process of preparing to match urgent needs with available resources. The phases are research, writing, dissemination, ... More

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