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Natural Hazards Governance in the Philippines

Kanako Iuchi, Yasuhito Jibiki, Renato Solidum and Ramon Santiago.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 13828 words.

Located in the Pacific Ring of Fire and the typhoon belt, the Philippines is one of the most hazard prone countries in the world. The country faces different types of natural hazards...

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Natural Hazards Governance in Australia

John Minnery and Iraphne Childs.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 13200 words.

Natural hazards governance varies across Australia for two critical reasons: first, the country’s large size and latitudinal range; and second, its divided federal government structure. The...

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Transboundary Disasters and Nongovernmental Organizations

Alka Sapat.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics; Environment and Energy Law. 11349 words.

In an increasingly interconnected world, the impacts of disasters and subsequent disaster relief and response operations are often no longer confined to directly affected communities,...

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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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Roles of Non-Government Organizations in Disaster Risk Reduction

Jonatan A. Lassa.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics. 7697 words.

The collaborative disaster risk governance framework promises better collaboration between governments, the private sector, civil society, academia, and communities at risks. In the context...

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Environment and Security

Elizabeth L. Chalecki.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics; Security Studies. 9545 words.

The term environment is often used as a short form for the biophysical environment, which refers to the biotic and abiotic surrounding of an organism or population, and consequently...

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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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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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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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