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Population vulnerability and disaster risk reduction: a situation analysis among the landslide affected communities in Kerala, India
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2010)
Landslides affect at least 15% of the land area of India, exceeding 0.49 million km2. Taking the case of landslide affected communities in the state of Kerala in India, this paper demonstrates that the focus has seldom ...
Livelihood vulnerability index analysis: An approach to study vulnerability in the context of Bihar
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2014)
Vulnerability is the capacity to anticipate, cope with, resist and recover from the impact of natural disasters. Floods add to the distressed conditions of the poor and vulnerable people in Bihar. Floods have a different ...
Linking rural community livelihoods to resilience building in flood risk reduction in Zimbabwe
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2009)
The increasing occurrence of disastrous flooding events and the mounting losses in both life and property values in Zimbabwe have drawn attention to the flooding situation in the country, especially the rural areas. This ...