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Holistic disaster risk evaluation for the urban risk management plan of Manizales, Colombia

Author
Carreño, M.L.; Cardona, O.D.; Barbat, A. H.; Suarez, D.; Perez, M.; Narvaez, L.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
International journal of disaster risk science
Date of publication
2017-09
Volume
8
Number
3
First page
258
Last page
269
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s13753-017-0136-7 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/110592 Open in new window
URL
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13753-017-0136-7 Open in new window
Abstract
Disaster risk depends on both the physical vulnerability and a wide range of social, economic, and environmental aspects of a society. For a better risk understanding, a holistic or integrated perspective was considered when risk was assessed for the city of Manizales, Colombia. This assessment accounts not only for the expected physical damage and loss, but also for the socioeconomic vulnerability factors that favor secondorder effects in a disaster. This comprehensive approach allows the ident...
Citation
Carreño, M.L., Cardona, O.D., Barbat, A. H., Suarez, D., Perez, M., Narvaez, L. Holistic disaster risk evaluation for the urban risk management plan of Manizales, Colombia. "International journal of disaster risk science", Setembre 2017, vol. 8, núm. 3, p. 258-269.
Keywords
Holistic risk assessment, Manizales (Colombia), Probabilistic risk assessment, Risk management plan, Urban disaster risk index, Urban resilience
Group of research
(MC)2 - UPC Computational continuum mechanics
RMEE - Strength of Materials and Structural Engineering Research Group

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