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Jones, Keith (author), Mulder, Femke (author), Morga, Mariantonietta (author), Wanigarathna, Nadeeshani (author)
Background and aim - Improving the resilience of business organisations and critical infrastructure providers to disaster events is a major challenge facing many European organisations. Recent floods in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands and earthquakes in Iceland, Italy, Romania and Greece have demonstrated the need for organisations to adopt...
conference paper 2022
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Van de Sype, Luka (author)
The severity of natural disasters is increasing every year, having an impact on many people's lives. During the response phase of disasters, airports are important hubs where relief aid arrives while people need to be evacuated out of there. However, the airport often forms a bottleneck in these relief operations, because of the sudden need for...
master thesis 2022
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Van der Hucht, L.E. (author), van Nooijen, R.R.P. (author)
This paper presents preliminary results on the application of a water management approach that includes the principles of Build Back Better (BBB) and explicitly considers the performance of a water system during the different phases of the disaster management cycle. As a case study, a small touristic island was taken that is faced with...
journal article 2022
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Aylett-Bullock, Joseph (author), Gilman, Robert Tucker (author), Hall, Ian (author), Kennedy, David (author), Evers, Egmond Samir (author), Katta, Anjali (author), Ahmed, Hussien (author), Fong, Kevin (author), Comes, M. (author), Gaanderse, M.Q. (author)
The spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19 presents many challenges to healthcare systems and infrastructures across the world, exacerbating inequalities and leaving the world's most vulnerable populations at risk. Epidemiological modelling is vital to guiding evidence-informed or data-driven decision making. In forced displacement...
journal article 2022
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Liang, Benbu (author), van der Wal, C.N. (author), Xie, Kefan (author), Chen, Y. (author), Brazier, F.M. (author), Dulebenets, Maxim A. (author), Liu, Zimei (author)
Emergency evacuation is viewed as a common strategy adopted during the disaster preparedness stage of evacuation to ensure the safety of potentially affected populations. In emergency evacuation studies, soft computing approaches and methodologies have been widely used to support effective decision-making, providing robust and low-cost solutions...
review 2022
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Soghrati Ghasbeh, Sogand (author), Pourmohammadzia, N. (author), Rabbani, Masoud (author)
Purpose: This paper aims to address a location-distribution-routing problem for distributing relief commodities during a disaster under uncertainty by creating a multi-stage model that can consider information updates during the disaster. This model aims to create a relief network that chooses distribution centers with the highest value while...
journal article 2022
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Comes, M. (author), Alexander, David (author), Boin, Arjen (author), Eckert, Claudia (author), Elmqvist, Thomas (author), Fochesato, Mattia (author), Helbing, Dirk (author), Latusek-Jurczak, Dominika (author), Lauta, Kristian (author), Meriläinen, Eija (author), Nikkari, Simo (author), Papadimitratos, Panos (author), Renn, Ortwin (author), Rios Insua, David (author), Rizza, Caroline (author), Zio, Enrico (author)
The evidence review report from SAPEA presents the latest scientific evidence on the subject of crisis management, and evidence-based policy options for action.<br/><br/>The European Union is confronted with an increasing number of crises with growing complexity. Their effects can cascade and ripple to all parts of society, the economy, and the...
book 2022
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Nespeca, V. (author), Comes, M. (author), Brazier, F.M. (author)
Agent-based models (ABM) for policy design need to be grounded in empirical data. While many ABMs rely on quantitative data such as surveys, much empirical research in the social sciences is based on qualitative research methods such as interviews or observations that are hard to translate into a set of quantitative rules, leading to a gap in...
conference paper 2022
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Wamsler, Christine (author), Johannessen, A. (author)
Increasing impacts from disasters and climate hazards have prompted international efforts to promote the development of national disaster risk reduction and resilience (DRRR) strategies intended to reduce mortality and other losses. The development of such strategies is the subject of target E of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk...
journal article 2020
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Comes, M. (author), Warnier, Martijn (author), Feil, Wouter (author), van de Walle, B.A. (author)
Resilient critical airport infrastructures affected by a disaster need to sustain minimal functionality and quickly resume full operation, while at the same time coping with the increased operational demands imposed by the unfolding disaster response. In this paper, we develop a resilience framework and model-driven approach that focuses on the...
journal article 2020
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Banerjee, I. (author), Warnier, Martijn (author), Brazier, F.M. (author)
Disaster communication has made immense progress in the last thirty years. At present, disaster research focuses on bottom-up approaches such as civilian inclusion in disaster response. With the advent of smartphones, citizen-based emergency communication has become possible. Present ad hoc communication technologies typically form a fully...
conference paper 2020
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Ralph, Paul (author), Baltes, Sebastian (author), Adisaputri, Gianisa (author), Torkar, Richard (author), Kovalenko, V.V. (author), Kalinowski, Marcos (author), Novielli, Nicole (author), Yoo, Shin (author), Devroey, Xavier (author), Tan, Xin (author), Zhou, Minghui (author), Turhan, Burak (author), Hoda, Rashina (author), Hata, Hideaki (author), Robles, Gregorio (author), Milani Fard, Amin (author), Alkadhi, Rana (author)
Context: As a novel coronavirus swept the world in early 2020, thousands of software developers began working from home. Many did so on short notice, under difficult and stressful conditions.<br/><br/>Objective: This study investigates the effects of the pandemic on developers’ wellbeing and productivity.<br/><br/>Method: A questionnaire survey...
journal article 2020
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Benito Lazaro, Irene (author)
The Philippines is a country located in the typhoon belt of the Pacific. Its location makes it typhoon prone and on average around 20 typhoons enter the country every year (Asian Disaster Reduction Center, 2008). This natural phenomenon can have disastrous effects and therefore, good preparedness is of special importance. Traditionally weather...
master thesis 2019
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van Groeningen, T. (author), Driessen, J.N. (author), Söhl, J. (author), Voûte, R.L. (author)
When the fire brigade arrives at a burning building, it is of vital importance that people who are still inside can quickly be found. Smart buildings should be able to expose this location data to the fire brigade working in a smart city. In this paper the feasibility is researched of using ultrasonic sound sensors for human presence detection...
journal article 2018
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Kolen, B. (author), van Alphen, J (author)
An integrated flood risk management (IFRM) strategy consist of a comprehensive set of measures to reduce the risk: protective measures (to reduce the probability of a flood), and land use planning and disaster management (to reduce the consequences of a flood. In the Netherlands this is called a ‘multiple layer safety approach’, other countries...
abstract 2017
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Doorn, N. (author)
This paper presents a systematic review of the concept of resilience in the field of disaster management, with a focus on the use of indicators and the inclusion of social justice considerations. The literature is reviewed with reference to various definitions of resilience, the relation between concepts of resilience and vulnerability, the...
journal article 2017
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Ghawana, Tarun (author), Zlatanova, S. (author)
Disaster management is a multidisciplinary field, which requires a general coordination approach as well as specialist approaches. Science and Technology system of a country allows to create policies and execution of technical inputs required which provide services for the specific types of disasters management. Land administration and...
journal article 2016
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Ngunjiri, J.N. (author), Waweru, I.W. (author)
The increasing frequency of disasters, coupled with a number of emerging threats and trends, are leaving more people vulnerable to the effects of disasters and inflicting greater damage, loss, and dislocation on vulnerable people worldwide. According to the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED), in 2008, more than 235,000...
conference paper 2015
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Tsimopoulou, V. (author)
The Netherlands has developed a flood risk management policy based on an economic rationale. After the flood disaster of 1953, when a large area of the south-western part of the country was flooded and more than 1800 people lost their lives, the so-called Delta Committee was installed, whose main purpose was to coordinate actions towards a...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Tsimopoulou, V. (author), Vrijling, J.K. (author), Kok, M. (author), Jonkman, S.N. (author), Stijnen, J.W. (author)
Recent experience of large-scale water disasters such as Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake and Tsunami in 2011 has reminded mankind that disasters cannot be ruledout. Unprecedented low-probability events can happen even in the most well monitored areas, causing major social-economic disruption. Failing to prepare...
conference paper 2013
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