World Risk Report 2014

Birkmann, Joern, Garschagen, Matthias, Mucke, Peter, Schauder, Almuth, Seibert, Thomas, Welle, Torsten, Rhyner, Jakob, Kohler, Stefan, Loster, Thomas, Reinhard, Dirk and Matuschke, Ira (2014). World Risk Report 2014. World Risk Report. Bündnis Entwicklung Hilft and UNU-EHS.

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    Author Birkmann, Joern
    Garschagen, Matthias
    Mucke, Peter
    Schauder, Almuth
    Seibert, Thomas
    Welle, Torsten
    Rhyner, Jakob
    Kohler, Stefan
    Loster, Thomas
    Reinhard, Dirk
    Matuschke, Ira
    Title World Risk Report 2014
    Series Title World Risk Report
    Publication Date 2014-09-16
    Place of Publication Berlin
    Publisher Bündnis Entwicklung Hilft and UNU-EHS
    Pages 68
    Language eng
    ger
    Abstract The 2014 World Risk Report (WRR 2014) systematically considers a country’s vulnerability, and its exposure to natural hazards to determine a ranking of countries around the world based on their disaster risk. The World Risk Index 2014 (WRI 2014) as part of the World Risk Report 2014 (WRR 2014), determines the risk of becoming a victim of a disaster as a result of a natural hazard (e.g. floods, hurricanes, earthquakes etc.) for 171 countries. This year's special focus was on "Cities as an area of risk". What influence does urbanisation have on societal vulnerability to natural hazards? For the first time, 140 countries were also analyzed for the risk their urban populations face, rankings were based on 21 indicators, including share of urban population living in slums, urban literacy rate and the percentage of female workers in urban areas.
    Copyright Holder Bündnis Entwicklung Hilft and UNU-EHS
    Copyright Year 2014
    Copyright type Creative commons
    ISBN 9783981449549
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