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Disaster Volunteers  

Brenda Phillips

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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

Earthquakes in Political, Economic, and Cultural History  

Andrew Robinson

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May 2017
The immediate aftermath of a great urban earthquake is a dramatic and terrible event, comparable to a massive terrorist attack. Yet the shocking impact soon fades from the public mind and ... More

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

Economic Vulnerability and Resilience to Natural Hazards  

Ilan Noy and Rio Yonson

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

Evolution of Strategic Flood Risk Management in Support of Social Justice, Ecosystem Health, and Resilience  

Paul Sayers

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May 2017
Throughout history, flood management practice has evolved in response to flood events. This heuristic approach has yielded some important incremental shifts in both policy and planning ... More

Executive and Legislative Competition over Natural Hazards Policies  

Deserai A. Crow

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

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

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

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

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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