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Framing vulnerability, risk and societal responses: the MOVE framework

Author
Birkmann, J.; Cardona, O.D.; Carreño, M.L.; Barbat, A. H.; Pelling , M.; Schneiderbauer, S.; Kienberger, S.; Keiler, M.; Zeil, P.; Welle, T.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Natural hazards
Date of publication
2013-06
Volume
67
Number
2
First page
193
Last page
211
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-013-0558-5 Open in new window
URL
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11069-013-0558-5 Open in new window
Abstract
The paper deals with the development of a general as well as integrative and holistic framework to systematize and assess vulnerability, risk and adaptation. The framework is a thinking tool meant as a heuristic that outlines key factors and different dimensions that need to be addressed when assessing vulnerability in the context of natural hazards and climate change. The approach underlines that the key factors of such a common framework are related to the exposure of a society or system to a ...
Keywords
Conceptual framework, Exposure, Holistic approach, Interventions, Vulnerability
Group of research
(MC)2 - Group of Computational Mechanics on Continuous Medium
(MC)2 - UPC Computational continuum mechanics

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