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Natural Hazards

Risk Assessment and Vulnerability Reduction

This book addresses different aspects of natural hazards and vulnerabilities, with a focus on prevention and protection. It consists of nine chapters, five on flood events addressing vulnerabilities, risk assessments, impacts, sensitivity analyses, and mitigation measures, two on climate change and reconstruction of natural hazard events such as avalanches and rockslides, and two on tsunamis and volcanoes. All chapters provide relevant information and useful elements for readers interested and concerned about the lack of action or its ineffectiveness in containing the vulnerabilities and risks of possible natural hazards worldwide.

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Natural HazardsRisk Assessment and Vulnerability ReductionEdited by José Simão Antunes Do Carmo

Published: December 12th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73232

ISBN: 978-1-78984-821-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-820-5

Copyright year: 2018

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1698 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Vulnerability, Urban Design and Resilience Management

By Bruno Barroca

183

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2. Index of Proportional Risk (IRP) Flood-Risk Assessment Model and Comparison to Collected Data

By Luca Franzi, Gennaro Bianco, Alessandro Pezzoli and Angelo Besana

165

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3. Insight into the Correlation between Land Subsidence and the Floods in Regions of Indonesia

By Heri Andreas, Hasanuddin Z. Abidin, Irwan Gumilar, Teguh P. Sidiq, Dina A. Sarsito and Dhota Pradipta

195

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4. Assessing the Impact of Land Use Changes and Rangelands and Forest Degradation on Flooding Using Watershed Modeling System

By Nafise Moghadasi, Iman Karimirad and Vahedberdi Sheikh

193

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5. Extent of 2014 Flood Damages in Chenab Basin Upper Indus Plain

By Shakeel Mahmood and Razia Rani

208

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6. Towards the Reduction of Vulnerabilities and Risks of Climate Change in the Community-Based Tourism, Namibia

By Selma Lendelvo, Margaret N. Angula, Immaculate Mogotsi and Karl Aribeb

169

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7. Using the Monoplotting Technique for Documenting and Analyzing Natural Hazard Events

By Conedera Marco, Bozzini Claudio, Ryter Ueli, Bertschinger Thalia and Krebs Patrik

201

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8. Tsunami Hazard Assessment for the Hokuriku Region, Japan: Toward Disaster Mitigation for Future Earthquakes

By Michihiro Ohori, Yuri Masukawa and Keisuke Kojima

177

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9. Disaster Mitigation Model of Eruption Based on Local Wisdom in Indonesia

By Eko Hariyono and Solaiman Liliasari

207

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