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Universality of population recovery patterns after disasters

  title={Universality of population recovery patterns after disasters},
  author={Takahiro Yabe and Kota Tsubouchi and Naoya Fujiwara and Yoshihide Sekimoto and Satish V. Ukkusuri},
Despite the rising importance of enhancing community resilience to disasters, our understanding on how communities recover from catastrophic events is limited. Here we study the population recovery dynamics of disaster affected regions by observing the movements of over 2.5 million mobile phone users across three countries before, during and after five major disasters. We find that, although the regions affected by the five disasters have significant differences in socio-economic… 

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