Searched for:
(1 - 5 of 5)
document
di Girasole, Eleonora Giovene (author), Cannatella, D. (author)
The concept of risk has become increasingly complex, and has been used not only in relation to the natural features of a region, but also to its socio-economic context. In this conceptualization, the latter directly influences the capacity of a community to cope with, recover from, and adapt to natural hazards. Conceiving vulnerability as a...
journal article 2017
document
Steinführer, A. (author)
The paper draws lessons from our empirical investigations in Germany, Italy and England/Wales in a very specific perspective: It formulates recommendations for flood risk management with people at risk. Thus it tries to shed light on the views of this important – but often neglected – group of stakeholders. Our addressees are flood risk...
report 2009
document
De Marchi, B. (author)
The report presents the findings of focus-groups and questionnaire surveys in settlements at flood-risk and recently flooded, respectively. As far as the quantitative surveys are concerned, data regard the sites located in the Trento, Bolzano/Bozen and Udine areas
report 2007
document
Steinführer, A. (author)
The report discusses the findings of a questionnaire survey carried out in five localities of the Mulde catchment (Germany) in 2005 (N=404). All these settlements were heavily affected by the 2002 August flood. Both an event- and a phase-sensitive approach are applied from a bottom-up perspective of the people affected. This specific...
report 2007
document
Tapsell, S. (author)
The report begins by reviewing literature on vulnerability and resilience to disasters. ‘Vulnerability’ has emerged as a central concept for understanding what it is about the condition of people that enables a hazard to become a disaster. True flood prevention and mitigation need to address not only hydrological factors, but also the economic,...
report 2007
Searched for:
(1 - 5 of 5)