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Agent-Based Modeling of Flood Insurance Futures  

Linda Geaves

Online publication date:
Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Risk Assessment, Preparedness
Agent-based models have facilitated greater understanding of flood insurance futures, and will continue to advance this field as modeling technology develops further. As the pressures of ... More

Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction  

Rajib Shaw

Online publication date:
Aug 2016
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

Disaster and Emergency Planning for Preparedness, Response, and Recovery  

David Alexander

Online publication date:
Sep 2015
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Recovery, Risk Management, Response, Preparedness
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

Roles of Non-Government Organizations in Disaster Risk Reduction  

Jonatan A. Lassa

Online publication date:
Jun 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Risk Management, Policy and Governance, Preparedness
The collaborative disaster risk governance framework promises better collaboration between governments, the private sector, civil society, academia, and communities at risks. In the context ... More