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Ma, L. (author), Kitsak, M.A. (author), Van Mieghem, P.F.A. (author)
Despite many studies on the transmission mechanism of the Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), it remains still challenging to efficiently reduce mortality. In this work, we apply a two-population Susceptible-Infected-Removed (SIR) model to investigate the COVID-19 spreading when contacts between elderly and non...
conference paper 2022
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Chaudhary, Ayushi (author)
Mortality is the fact of life, yet we as collective human species relate to it in (multidimensional) fearful ways (Cozzolino et al., 2013). Subsequently, in an attempt to proof ourselves from this death induced anxiety and fear, we have adapted to denying or avoiding our mortality to us, thus living in a death-buffer system. (Cave, 2013)However,...
master thesis 2021
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Brussee, A.R. (author), Bricker, J.D. (author), De Bruijn, Karin M. (author), Verhoeven, Govert F. (author), Winsemius, H.C. (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author)
Flood simulations are important for flood (fatality) risk assessment. This article provides insight into the sensitivity of flood fatality risks to the model resolution of flood simulations and to several uncertain parameters in the loss of life model used. A case study is conducted for river flooding in a polder in the Netherlands (the...
journal article 2021
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Konings, Alexandra G. (author), Saatchi, Sassan S. (author), Frankenberg, Christian (author), Keller, Michael (author), Leshyk, Victor (author), Anderegg, William R.L. (author), Humphrey, Vincent (author), Steele-Dunne, S.C. (author), Wang, Yujie (author)
Droughts in a warming climate have become more common and more extreme, making understanding forest responses to water stress increasingly pressing. Analysis of water stress in trees has long focused on water potential in xylem and leaves, which influences stomatal closure and water flow through the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum. At the...
review 2021
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Brussee, Anneroos (author)
The number of fatalities due to a potential flood event is traditionally determined utilizing 'mortality functions’. Data of recent large-scale flooding in the Netherlands are not available since the Netherlands was successful in flood prevention. Therefore, only data from the last coastal flood event in 1953 with 1795 direct fatalities are...
master thesis 2020
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Contreras, Diana (author), Voets, Alex (author), Junghardt, Jana (author), Bhamidipati, S.K. (author), Contreras, Sandra (author)
During the 2012–2016 drought in La Guajira, Colombia, child mortality rates rose to 23.4 out of 1000. Most of these children belonged to the Wayuu indigenous community, the largest and one of the most vulnerable in Colombia. At the municipal level, this study found a significant positive correlation between the average child mortality rate...
journal article 2020
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Pichler, Gerhard (author), Baumgartner, Sigrid (author), Biermayr, Marlene (author), Dempsey, Eugene (author), Fuchs, Hans (author), Goos, T.G. (author), Lista, Gianluca (author), Lorenz, Laila (author), Karpinski, Lukasz (author)
Background: Transition immediately after birth is a complex physiological process. The neonate has to establish sufficient ventilation to ensure significant changes from intra-uterine to extra-uterine circulation. If hypoxia or bradycardia or both occur, as commonly happens during immediate transition in preterm neonates, cerebral hypoxia...
journal article 2019
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Bouwer, LM (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author)
Changes in society's vulnerability to natural hazards are important to understand, as they determine current and future risks, and the need to improve protection. Very large impacts including high numbers of fatalities occur due to single storm surge flood events. Here, we report on impacts of global coastal storm surge events since the year...
journal article 2018
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Ramirez Herrera, S.L. (author)
Pneumonia is one of the leading causes of children’s deaths before they can celebrate their fifth birthday. The majority of pneumonia cases and deaths caused by it are concentrated on the poorest regions of the world; having India the burden of leading both lists. For this reason, UNICEF and the WHO, have made of this issue a priority on their...
master thesis 2015
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Lemmens, D.D.M.M. (author)
Sand dikes have a sand core and a clay layer to protect the core against erosion. It is not unlikely that this layer fails due to several failure mechanisms, exposing the sand core to water. This can be catastrophically when water is overtopping the dike. In case the protective cover fails, water can flow over the core and erode the sand,...
master thesis 2014
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Medema, L.C. (author)
More children under the age of five in developing countries die of pneumonia than AIDS, malaria and measles combined. Pneumonia is responsible for 18% of the deaths of children under the age of five globally. The vast majority of deaths due to pneumonia are set in the poorest regions, resulting in the death of 1,4 million children from...
master thesis 2013
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Fakhrurrazi, F. (author), Van Nes, A. (author)
The aim of this paper is to reveal the correlation between mortality rates from the tsunami of 2004 and the spatial structure of Banda Aceh’s street net. Structurally, the city is divided up in several small villages, which consists of a couple of urban blocks. The mortality rates for each of these local villages, gained from Japan International...
conference paper 2012
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Jonkman, S.N. (author)
report 2003
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Willemse, W.J. (author)
This thesis applies computational intelligence to the field of actuarial (insurance) science. In particular, this thesis deals with life insurance where mortality modelling is important. Actuaries use ancient models (mortality laws) from the nineteenth century, for example Gompertz' and Makeham's law of mortality, to calculate lump sums and...
doctoral thesis 2001
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Waarts, P.H. (author)
Dit rapport handelt alleen over de bepaling van het aantal doden. Er worden empirische relaties afgeleid op basis van waarnemingscijfers. Deze waarnemingscijfers zijn vooral afkomstig van de stormramp van 1 februari 1953 in Zuid-West Nederland. Daarnaast zijn ook gegevens gebruikt van inundaties elders (Nederland, Duitsland, Frankrijk, Spanje,...
report 1992
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