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Seismic risk evaluation including the social context for the city of Mérida, Venezuela

Author
Carreño, M.L.; Jaramillo, N.; Lantada, N.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering
Date of publication
2018
Presentation's date
2018-06-19
Book of congress proceedings
16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering
First page
1
Last page
12
Project funding
Evaluación de la Vulnerabilidad y el Riesgo de Zonas Urbanas Expuestas a Amenazas Naturales y Antrópicas
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/119179 Open in new window
Abstract
This article presents a holistic and comprehensive approach for seismic risk assessment which involves the evaluation of the social fragility and the lack of resilience of the study area. That means, involves the characteristics of the social context that can exacerbated the situation when a hazardous event occurs. The proposed methodology allows a standardized assessment of the social fragility and lack of resilience, by means of an aggravation coefficient of which summarizes the characteristi...
Citation
Carreño, M.L., Jaramillo, N., Lantada, N. Seismic risk evaluation including the social context for the city of Mérida, Venezuela. A: European Conference on Earthquake Engineering. "16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering". 2018, p. 1-12.
Keywords
Holistic assessment of seismic risk, Lack of resilience, Social indicators., Social vulnerability, Urban seismic risk
Group of research
(MC)2 - UPC Computational continuum mechanics
EGEO - Geomatics Engineering
RMEE - Strength of Materials and Structural Engineering Research Group

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