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Natural Hazards Governance in Australia  

John Minnery and Iraphne Childs

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Jul 2017
Natural hazards governance varies across Australia for two critical reasons: first, the country’s large size and latitudinal range; and second, its divided federal government structure. ... More

Natural Hazards Governance in Cuba  

Enrique A. Castellanos Abella and Benjamin Wisner

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

Natural Hazards Identification and Hazard Management Systems  

P. Patrick Leahy

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

Policy Process Theory and Natural Hazards  

Thomas A. Birkland

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Nov 2016
Natural disasters pose important problems for societies and governments. Governments are charged with making policies to protect public safety. Large disasters, then, can reveal problems ... More

Post-Disaster Housing Recovery  

Anuradha Mukherji

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Apr 2017
Rapid urbanization and growing populations have put tremendous pressures on limited global housing stocks. As the frequency of disasters has increased with devastating impacts on this ... More

Public Finance of Natural Hazards Risk Reduction and Community Resilience Promotion in Developed Countries  

Charlotte Kirschner and Akheil Singla

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

Scalar Politics in Flood Risk Management and Community Engagement  

Thomas Thaler

Recent extreme hydrological events (e.g., in the United States in 2005 or 2012, Pakistan in 2010, and Thailand in 2011) revealed increasing flood risks due to climate and societal change. ... More

Social Capital and Natural Hazards Governance  

Daniel P. Aldrich

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

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