Assessing Vulnerability Before, During and After a Natural Disaster in Fragile Regions : Case Study of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami in Sri Lanka and Indonesia

Birkmann, Joern (2008). Assessing Vulnerability Before, During and After a Natural Disaster in Fragile Regions : Case Study of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami in Sri Lanka and Indonesia. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Author Birkmann, Joern
    Title Assessing Vulnerability Before, During and After a Natural Disaster in Fragile Regions : Case Study of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami in Sri Lanka and Indonesia
    Volume/Issue No. 2008/50
    Publication Date 2008
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 22
    Language eng
    Abstract

    Current approaches of measuring vulnerability to natural hazards generally use a rather static perspective that focuses on a single point in time–often before a hazardous event occurs. In contrast, the paper argues that vulnerability assessment should a

    Keyword Humanitarian assistance
    Natural disasters
    Measurement (poverty)
    Risk management
    Statics and dynamics (social sciences)
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2008
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 18102611
    ISBN 9789292300982
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