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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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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 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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Executive and Legislative Competition Over Natural Hazards Policies

Deserai A. Crow.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 8475 words.

As with countless other policy areas, natural hazard policy can be viewed as a jurisdictional competition between executive and legislative branches. While policymaking supremacy is...

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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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Natural Hazards and Risk Management

Ljubica Mamula-Seadon.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics. 283 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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Agenda Setting and Natural Hazards

Rob A. DeLeo.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Climate Change; Environmental Politics; Epidemiology. 7719 words.

Agenda setting describes the process through which issues are selected for consideration by a decision-making body. Among the myriad of issues policymakers can consider, few are more vexing...

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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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