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Evaluating seismic risk from a holistic perspective to improve resilience: the united nations evaluation at global level

Author
Marulanda , M.; Cardona, O.D.; Marulanda, P.; Carreño, M.L.; Barbat, A. H.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering
Date of publication
2018
Presentation's date
2018-06-21
Book of congress proceedings
16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering
First page
1
Last page
12
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/119216 Open in new window
Abstract
Disaster risk is not only associated with the occurrence of intense hazard events but also with the vulnerability conditions that facilitate disasters when such events occur. Vulnerability is closely linked to social processes and governance weaknesses in disaster-prone areas, and is usually related to a set of fragilities, susceptibilities, and issues regarding the lack of resilience of the exposed human settlements. The holistic risk assessment aims to reflect risk from a comprehensive perspec...
Citation
Marulanda, M.C., Cardona, O.D., Marulanda, P., Carreño, M.L., Barbat, A. H. Evaluating seismic risk from a holistic perspective to improve resilience: the united nations evaluation at global level. A: European Conference on Earthquake Engineering. "16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering". 2018, p. 1-12.
Keywords
Holistic approach, exposure and susceptibility, indicators., lack of resilience, probabilistic risk assessment, socio-economic fragility
Group of research
(MC)2 - UPC Computational continuum mechanics
RMEE - Strength of Materials and Structural Engineering Research Group

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