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Natural disaster hotspots : a global risk analysis / by Maxx Dilley ... [et al.].

By: Dilley, Maxx, 1958-
Material type: TextTextSeries: Disaster risk management series ; no. 5Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 2005Edition: 1st edDescription: xii, 132 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 28 cmISBN: 0821359304 (pbk.); 9780821359303 (pbk.)Subject(s): Natural disasters -- Risk assessment | Hazardous geographic environments -- Risk assessmentDDC classification: 363.34 LOC classification: GB5014 | .D55 2005
Contents:
Project Approach 1 Key Findings of the Global Analyses I Key Findings of the Case Studies 12 Conclusions and the Way Forward 12 2. Project Objectives 19 3. Project Approach 23 Risk Assessment Framework 23 Selection of Natural Hazards 25 Units of Analysis 26 Summary of Data Sources and Data Preparation 27 Global Hotspots Classification 33 4 Single-Hazard Exposure ANalysis 35 Cyclones 35 Drought 35 Floods 35 Earthquakes 43 Volcanoes 44 Landslides 44 Single-Hazard Analysis of Exposure 44 5. Mltihazard Exposure Analysis 47 Simple Multihazard Index 47 Reclassification of Multihazard Areas by Population Density 52 61 ultihazard Risk Assessment 55 Derivation of Vulnerability Coefficients 55 Single-Hazard Risk Assessment Results 60 7. Multihazard Risk Assessment Results 81 8. Case Studies 93 Scale Issues 94 Summary of Case Study Results 94 Linkages to and Lessons for Global Analysis 110 9. Conclusions and the Way Forward 113 The Costs of Disaster Risks 113 Implications for Decision Making 115 Information Development for Disaster Risk Management 117
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 130-132).

Project Approach 1
Key Findings of the Global Analyses I
Key Findings of the Case Studies 12
Conclusions and the Way Forward 12
2. Project Objectives 19
3. Project Approach 23
Risk Assessment Framework 23
Selection of Natural Hazards 25
Units of Analysis 26
Summary of Data Sources and Data Preparation 27
Global Hotspots Classification 33
4 Single-Hazard Exposure ANalysis 35
Cyclones 35
Drought 35
Floods 35
Earthquakes 43
Volcanoes 44
Landslides 44
Single-Hazard Analysis of Exposure 44
5. Mltihazard Exposure Analysis 47
Simple Multihazard Index 47
Reclassification of Multihazard Areas by Population Density 52
61 ultihazard Risk Assessment 55
Derivation of Vulnerability Coefficients 55
Single-Hazard Risk Assessment Results 60
7. Multihazard Risk Assessment Results 81
8. Case Studies 93
Scale Issues 94
Summary of Case Study Results 94
Linkages to and Lessons for Global Analysis 110
9. Conclusions and the Way Forward 113
The Costs of Disaster Risks 113
Implications for Decision Making 115
Information Development for Disaster Risk Management 117

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