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Retrospective assessment of risk from natural hazards

Author
Velasquez, C.A.; Cardona, O.D.; Carreño, M.L.; Barbat, A. H.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
International journal of disaster risk reduction
Date of publication
2014-12-01
Volume
10
Number
Part B
First page
477
Last page
489
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2014.05.005 Open in new window
Project funding
Enfoque integral y probabilista para la evaluación del riesgo sísmico en España (CGL2011-29063)
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/26666 Open in new window
URL
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212420914000442 Open in new window
Abstract
Disaster databases allow analyzing losses produced by previous events and assessing the risk from natural hazard in a similar way the insurance industry does for vehicles, health, etc., if the conditions and trends are maintained. Among the existing disaster databases, we selected DesInventar, whose vast majority of records corresponds to Disaster databases allow analyzing losses produced by previous events and assessing the risk from natural hazard in a similar way the insurance industry does f...
Citation
Velasquez, C.A. [et al.]. Retrospective assessment of risk from natural hazards. "International journal of disaster risk reduction", 01 Desembre 2014, vol. 10, núm. Part B, p. 477-489.
Keywords
Disaster risk, Loss exceedance curve, Retrospective assessment of risk
Group of research
(MC)2 - Group of Computational Mechanics on Continuous Medium
(MC)2 - UPC Computational continuum mechanics

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