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Coping with Natural Disasters and Urban Risk: An Approach to Urban Sustainability from Socio-Environmental Fragmentation and Urban Vulnerability Assessment

From Sustainable to Resilient Cities: Global Concerns and Urban Efforts

ISBN: 978-1-78441-058-2, eISBN: 978-1-78441-057-5

ISSN: 1047-0042

Publication date: 25 November 2014

Abstract

Social implications

This chapter relates to the revisit of the current state of preparedness and to determine whether further adaptations are required. The authors understood that these kinds of mixed approaches are necessary in order to understand the new complexity of urban processes.

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Acknowledgements

Acknowledgments

The authors gratefully acknowledge the research support provided by the National Commission of Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT), Project Fondecyt No. 11110354, Conicyt-DRI 12120003, and Conicyt – Fondap CEDEUS 15110020.

Citation

Link, F., Harris, J., Irarrázaval, F., Valenzuela, F., Welz, J. and Barth, K. (2014), "Coping with Natural Disasters and Urban Risk: An Approach to Urban Sustainability from Socio-Environmental Fragmentation and Urban Vulnerability Assessment", From Sustainable to Resilient Cities: Global Concerns and Urban Efforts (Research in Urban Sociology, Vol. 14), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 35-58. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1047-004220140000014002

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