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Vulnerability, capacity and resilience: Perspectives for climate and development policy
In the decades since the terms 'vulnerability', 'capacity' and 'resilience' became popular in both the disaster and development literatures, through natural and social science discourses, the termsExpand
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Climate Change’s Role in Disaster Risk Reduction’s Future: Beyond Vulnerability and Resilience
A seminal policy year for development and sustainability occurs in 2015 due to three parallel processes that seek long-term agreements for climate change, the Sustainable Development Goals, andExpand
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From knowledge to action
A large amount of studies have been produced on disaster-related issues over the last century of research, yet there continues to be gaps in translating knowledge into action. This paper discussesExpand
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How to get there? Assessing motorists' flash flood risk perception on daily itineraries
We used cognitive mapping combined with GIS data processing to assess motorists' flash flood risk perception on their daily itineraries. Expand
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People's behaviour in the face of volcanic hazards: Perspectives from Javanese communities, Indonesia
Abstract This paper is concerned with the way in which the Indonesian people living on the slopes or near active volcanoes behave in the face of volcanic threats. It explores the role of threeExpand
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Ethnic groups’ response to the 26 December 2004 earthquake and tsunami in Aceh, Indonesia
The 26 December 2004 earthquake and tsunami unfairly hit the different ethnic groups of Aceh, Indonesia. About 170,000 Acehnese and Minangkabau people died in the Northern tip of Sumatra while onlyExpand
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Alternative paradigms of volcanic risk perception: The case of Mt Pinatubo in the Philippines
The literature on people's response to volcanic hazards tends to be split between two paradigms. The first argues that the choice of adjustment depends on how people perceive rare and extremeExpand
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Resilience of traditional societies in facing natural hazards
Purpose – This article sets out to address the response of traditional societies in facing natural hazards through the lens of the concept of resilience.Design/methodology/approach – This paperExpand
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Integrating knowledge and actions in disaster risk reduction: the contribution of participatory mapping
Participatory 3-Dimensional Mapping can help in fostering integrative DRR through the involvement of a large range of stakeholders through a two-way dialogue. Expand
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