Reducing People’s Vulnerability to Natural Hazards : Communities and Resilience

Cannon, Terry (2008). Reducing People’s Vulnerability to Natural Hazards : Communities and Resilience. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Research paper
    Author Cannon, Terry
    Title Reducing People’s Vulnerability to Natural Hazards : Communities and Resilience
    Volume/Issue No. 2008/34
    Publication Date 2008
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 19
    Language eng
    Abstract

    The concepts vulnerability, resilience and community are widely used and abused in the literature on natural hazards and disaster risk reduction. This paper seeks to bring greater rigour in their use. In particular, vulnerability must be understood as a s

    UNU Topics of Focus Economic development
    Keyword Economic development
    Households
    Natural disasters
    Political science
    Risk management
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2008
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 18102611
    ISBN 9789292300807
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