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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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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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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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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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