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    Keywords: risk management ; natural disasters ; floods ; disasters ; Tsunami
    Notes: This book addresses different aspects of natural hazards and vulnerabilities, with a focus on prevention and protection. It consists of nine chapters, five on flood events addressing vulnerabilities, risk assessments, impacts, sensitivity analyses, and mitigation measures, two on climate change and reconstruction of natural hazard events such as avalanches and rockslides, and two on tsunamis and volcanoes. All chapters provide relevant information and useful elements for readers interested and concerned about the lack of action or its ineffectiveness in containing the vulnerabilities and risks of possible natural hazards worldwide. | Contents: 1. Vulnerability, Urban Design and Resilience Management / by Bruno Barroca --- 2. Index of Proportional Risk (IRP) Flood-Risk Assessment Model and Comparison to Collected Data / by Luca Franzi, Gennaro Bianco, Alessandro Pezzoli and Angelo Besana --- 3. Insight into the Correlation between Land Subsidence and the Floods in Regions of Indonesia / by Heri Andreas, Hasanuddin Z. Abidin, Irwan Gumilar, Teguh P. Sidiq, Dina A. Sarsito and Dhota Pradipta --- 4. Assessing the Impact of Land Use Changes and Rangelands and Forest Degradation on Flooding Using Watershed Modeling System / by Nafise Moghadasi, Iman Karimirad and Vahedberdi Sheikh --- 5. Extent of 2014 Flood Damages in Chenab Basin Upper Indus Plain / by Shakeel Mahmood and Razia Rani --- 6. Towards the Reduction of Vulnerabilities and Risks of Climate Change in the Community-Based Tourism, Namibia / by Selma Lendelvo, Margaret N. Angula, Immaculate Mogotsi and Karl Aribeb --- 7. Using the Monoplotting Technique for Documenting and Analyzing Natural Hazard Events / by Conedera Marco, Bozzini Claudio, Ryter Ueli, Bertschinger Thalia and Krebs Patrik --- 8. Tsunami Hazard Assessment for the Hokuriku Region, Japan: Toward Disaster Mitigation for Future Earthquakes / by Michihiro Ohori, Yuri Masukawa and Keisuke Kojima --- 9. Disaster Mitigation Model of Eruption Based on Local Wisdom in Indonesia / by Eko Hariyono and Solaiman Liliasari
    ISBN: 978-1-78984-820-5
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