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Agenda Setting and Natural Hazards

Rob A. DeLeo.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Climate Change; Environmental Politics; Epidemiology. 7719 words.

Agenda setting describes the process through which issues are selected for consideration by a decision-making body. Among the myriad of issues policymakers can consider, few are more vexing...

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Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction

Rajib Shaw.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Climate Change; Environmental Politics. 8664 words.

Community-based approaches existed even before the existence of the state and its formal governance structure. People and communities used to help and take care of each other’s disaster...

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Corruption and the Governance of Disaster Risk

David Alexander.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Natural Disasters (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics; Environment and Energy Law. 10013 words.

This article considers how corruption affects the management of disaster mitigation, relief, and recovery. Corruption is a very serious and pervasive issue that affects all countries and...

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The Fiscal Implications of Managing Natural Disasters for National and Subnational Governments

Qing Miao.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental Politics. 14798 words.

Natural disasters cause massive social disruptions and can lead to tremendous economic and human losses. Given their uncertain and destructive nature, disasters invariably induce...

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Integrating Access and Functional Needs in Community Planning for Natural Hazards

Nnenia Campbell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online May 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics. 13262 words.

Populations that are rendered socially invisible by their relegation to realms that are excluded—either physically or experientially—from the rest of society tend to similarly be left out...

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Lessons on Risk Governance From the UNISDR Experience

Sálvano Briceño.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Climate Change; Environmental Politics; Environment and Energy Law. 9489 words.

In the context of this article, risk governance addresses the ways and means—or institutional framework—to lead and manage the issue of risk related to natural phenomena, events, or...

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Natural Hazards and Risk Management

Ljubica Mamula-Seadon.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics. 283 words.

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science. Please check back later for the full article.

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Natural Hazards Identification and Hazard Management Systems

P. Patrick Leahy.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics. 10248 words.

Society expects to have a safe environment in which to live, prosper, and sustain future generations. Generally, when we think of threats to our well-being, we think of human-induced causes...

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Policy Process Theory and Natural Hazards

Thomas A. Birkland.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics; Environment and Energy Law. 9621 words.

Natural disasters pose important problems for societies and governments. Governments are charged with making policies to protect public safety. Large disasters, then, can reveal problems in...

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Post-Disaster Housing Recovery

Anuradha Mukherji.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics. 12119 words.

Rapid urbanization and growing populations have put tremendous pressures on limited global housing stocks. As the frequency of disasters has increased with devastating impacts on this...

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