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Disaster Volunteers  

Brenda Phillips

Subject:
Response
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

Disaster and Response in an Experiment Called New Orleans, 1700s–2000s  

Richard Campanella

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Mar 2016
As an urbanized river-dominated delta, New Orleans, Louisiana, ranks among the most experimental of cities, a test of whether the needs of a stable human settlement can coexist with the ... More

Earthquakes In Cultural, Economic, and Political History  

Andrew Robinson

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Economic Vulnerability and Resilience to Natural Hazards  

Ilan Noy and Rio Yonson

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Economic and Business Recovery  

Joanne Stevenson, Ilan Noy, Garry McDonald, Erica Seville, and John Vargo

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Jul 2016
The economics of disasters is a relatively new and emerging branch of economics. Advances made in analysis, including modeling the spatial economic impacts of disasters, is increasing our ... More

Extreme Natural Hazards, Disaster Epidemiology, and Public Health Implications  

Eric K. Noji, Anas A. Khan, and Zohair Al-Aseri

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Dec 2016
The fields of disaster medicine and public health preparedness have developed considerably with the natural hazards and humanitarian disasters over the past half-century. Developing ... More

Fatalism, Causal Reasoning, and Natural Hazards  

John McClure

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Apr 2017
Fatalism about natural disasters hinders action to prepare for those disasters, and overcoming this fatalism is one key element to preparing people for these disasters. Research by Bostrom ... More

Fiscal Implications of Managing Natural Disasters for National and Subnational Governments  

Qing Miao

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Flood Risk Analysis  

Bruno Merz

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Mar 2017
Subject:
Floods
Floods affect more people worldwide than any other natural hazard. Flood risk results from the interplay of a range of processes. For river floods, these are the flood-triggering processes ... More

Flood Warning Systems and Their Performance  

Dennis John Parker

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Mar 2017
Humankind is becoming increasingly dependent on timely flood warnings. Dependence is being driven by an increasing frequency and intensity of heavy rainfall events, a growing number of ... More

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