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Impact, Community Vulnerability and Resilience

Edited by Jaime Santos-Reyes

National Polytechnic Institute

This book is a collection of scientific papers on earthquake preparedness, vulnerability, resilience, and risk assessment. Using case studies from various countries, chapters cover topics ranging from early warning systems and risk perception to long-term effects of earthquakes on vulnerable communities and the science of seismology, among others. This volume is a valuable resource for researchers, students, non-governmental organizations, and key decision-makers involved in earthquake disaster management systems at national, regional, and local levels.

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EarthquakesImpact, Community Vulnerability and ResilienceEdited by Jaime Santos-Reyes

Published: September 11th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77465

ISBN: 978-1-78984-667-6

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-666-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78985-233-2

Copyright year: 2019

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10317 Total Chapter Downloads

9 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

17 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Earthquakes - Impact, Community Vulnerability, and Resilience

By Jaime Santos-Reyes


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2. The IDEA Model as a Conceptual Framework for Designing Earthquake Early Warning (EEW) Messages Distributed via Mobile Phone Apps

By Deanna D. Sellnow, Lucile M. Jones, Timothy L. Sellnow, Patric Spence, Derek R. Lane and Nigel Haarstad


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3. Knowledge and Perception on Seismic Risk of Students in Mexico City Before the 2017 Earthquakes

By Tatiana Gouzeva, Diego Padilla-Pérez, Daniel Velázquez-Martínez, Vladimir Avalos-Bravo and José Lourdes Félix-Hernández


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4. Earthquake Disasters and the Long-Term Health of Rural Men in Chile: A Case Study for Psychosocial Intervention

By Oscar Labra, Robin Wright, Danielle Maltais, Gilles Tremblay, Ray Bustinza and Gabriel Gingras-Lacroix


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5. Impacts of the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake: Lessons Learnt from Nepal

By Shiva Subedi and Meen Bahadur Poudyal Chhetri


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6. Lifeline Interrelationships during the Tohoku Earthquake: Management of Disaster Analysis Reports Using Text Mining

By Yasuko Kuwata


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7. Resilience Science for a Resilient Society in Natural Disaster Prone Countries

By Yoshiyuki Kaneda


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8. Methodology for Community-Based Resilient Reconstruction

By Mikiko Ishikawa


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9. Corporate Contributions to Community Resilience after the Great East Japan Earthquake Disaster

By Rui Fukumoto


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10. The Role of Placemaking as a Tool for Resilience: Case Studies from Post-Earthquake Christchurch, New Zealand

By Diane Brand, Hugh Nicholson and Natalie Allen


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11. Multi-Hazard Assessment of Seismic and Scour Effects on Rural Bridges with Unknown Foundations

By Xuan Guo, Zhaohua Dai and ZhiQiang Chen


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12. Earthquake-Generated Landslides and Tsunamis

By Jonas Eliasson


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13. Kinematics of Slow-Slip Events

By Chi-Yu King


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  • CNKI

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