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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 Governance in China

Timothy Sim and Jun Lei Yu.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics. 11743 words.

China is a vast country frequently impacted by multiple natural hazards. All natural disasters have been reported in China, except volcanic eruptions. Almost every region in China is...

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Natural Hazards Governance in Mexico

Elizabeth Mansilla.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

Article. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics. 402 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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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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