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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Linking Risk Reduction and Community Resilience

Hyunjung Ji.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 8705 words.

Risk reduction is a policy priority in governments at all levels. Building community resilience is one of the keys to reducing disaster risks. Resilience-focused risk reduction considers...

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Financing Community Resilience Before Disaster Strikes: Lessons From the United States

Charlotte L. Kirschner, Akheil Singla and Angie Flick.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 9801 words.

As more and more of the population moves to areas prone to natural hazards, the costs of disasters are on the rise. Given that these events are an eventuality, governments must aid their...

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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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Non-Profit Sector Organizational Actions on Risk Reduction Practices, Policymaking Participation, Community and Social Contributions, and Recovery

Grace Chikoto-Schultz, Paul Manson, Maryam Amiri and Yu Xiao.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 13590 words.

Non-profit organizations make significant contributions to society in a number of ways. In addition to providing services to underrepresented, marginalized, and vulnerable populations in...

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Public Participation in Planning for Community Management of Natural Hazards

Andrea Sarzynski and Paolo Cavaliere.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics. 8652 words.

Public participation in environmental management, and more specifically in hazard mitigation planning, has received much attention from scholars and practitioners. A shift in perspective...

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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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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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Social Capital and Natural Hazards Governance

Daniel P. Aldrich.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 408 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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Bureaucratic Policymaking on Natural Hazards

Kristin O'Donovan.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 7093 words.

Bureaucratic politics, discretion, and decision-making for natural hazards governance present an important challenge of the use of autonomous bureaucratic discretion in the absence of...

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Climate Adaptation Governance in Pakistan

Syed-Muhammad Ali, Akhtar Naeem Khan and Hamna Shakeel.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 11321 words.

Climate change is one of the greatest threats to the security of water, food, and energy in Pakistan. Pakistan has seen increased visibility of direct and indirect impacts of climate change...

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Agency Coordination and Cross-Sector Collaboration in Fragile States

Abdul-Akeem Sadiq and Jenna Tyler.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 9226 words.

Despite myriad descriptions and indicators used to define a fragile state, the international community has come to an agreement that a fragile state lacks the ability to maintain physical...

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Supporting Natural Hazards Management With Geospatial Technologies

Diana Mitsova.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 16515 words.

On a global scale, natural disasters continue to inflict a heavy toll on communities and to pose challenges that either persist or amplify in complexity and scale. There is a need for...

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Natural Hazards Governance in Nepal

Katie Oven.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 12167 words.

Natural hazards in Nepal have traditionally been managed on an ad hoc basis as and when they occur, with individuals and communities largely responsible for their own risk management. More...

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Natural Hazards Governance in Canada

Jack Lindsay.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 15575 words.

The responsibility for hazard governance in Canada is indirectly determined by the division of subjects in the Constitution Act of 1867. This is because emergency management is not a...

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The Politics of Climate Change

Loren R. Cass.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 13279 words.

Climate politics presents difficulties for study given its interdisciplinary nature and the scientific complexities involved in climate change. Climate change politics had got its start in...

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Environmental Justice

Gary Bryner.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 10805 words.

Environmental justice brings together two of the most powerful social movements of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, environmentalism and civil rights. Despite the...

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The Production of Natural Hazard Services by Public Agencies and Private Contractors in the United States

Alessandra Jerolleman.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 7431 words.

Natural hazard services include a wide range of activities, many of which are allied with public safety, but can also be taken to include natural resource management, land-use planning, and...

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Natural Hazards Governance in South Africa

D. van Niekerk, G.J. Wentink and L.B. Shoroma.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 12423 words.

Disaster and natural hazard governance has become a significant policy and legislative focus in South Africa since the early 1990s. Born out of necessity from a dysfunctional apartheid...

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Natural Hazards Governance in Nigeria

Steve I. Onu.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 10944 words.

Nigeria, like many other countries in sub–Saharan Africa, is exposed to natural hazards and disaster events, the most prominent being soil and coastal erosion, flooding, desertification,...

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Performance Assessment of Natural Hazards Governance

Warren S. Eller and Michael S. Pennington.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 6586 words.

Assessment is a necessary and critical component in process improvement. Moreover, there is a strong public expectation that because governance is a public good, it will incorporate...

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