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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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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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Risk Governance of Limited-Notice or No-Notice Natural Hazards

Maria Papathoma-Köhle and Dale Dominey-Howes.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Natural Disasters (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics. 13406 words.

The second priority of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030 stresses that, to efficiently manage risk posed by natural hazards, disaster risk governance should be...

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Scalar Politics in Flood Risk Management and Community Engagement

Thomas Thaler.

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. 8358 words.

Recent extreme hydrological events (e.g., in the United States in 2005 or 2012, Pakistan in 2010, and Thailand in 2011) revealed increasing flood risks due to climate and societal change....

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