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Collective Choices Affecting Natural Hazards Governance, Risk, and Vulnerability

Thomas Thaler, David Shively, Jacob Petersen-Perlman, Lenka Slavikova and Thomas Hartmann.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online October 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Natural Disasters (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics; Environment and Energy Law. 11367 words.

The frequency and severity of extreme weather events are expected to increase due to climate change. These developments and challenges have focused the attention of policymakers on the...

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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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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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